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Did You Know?

doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e31818c8983
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In 1866, faculty at the University of Maryland School of Medicine established the nation’s first chair of gynecology and pediatrics, known as “Diseases of Women and Children.”

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 (

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