Did You Know?

Academic Medicine:
doi: 10.1097/01.ACM.0000351010.33868.6c
Other Features: Did You Know?

    In 1962, physicians at Brigham and Women’s Hospital were the first to use direct electrical current to restore a normal heart rhythm.

    For other important milestones in medical knowledge and practice credited to academic medical centers, visit the “Discoveries and Innovations in Patient Care and Research Database” at (www.aamc.org/innovations).

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