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doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e31818c89c3
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In 1894, faculty at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine established the nation's first laboratory within a hospital.

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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