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In 1823, the University of Maryland School of Medicine became the first medical school in the United States to build its own hospital for clinical instruction.

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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