Medicine: Gown Joins Town

A medical frost that had long lain upon New Haven, Conn, was thawed out last week. The Yale School of Medicine, opened in 1813, and the Grace-New Haven Community Hospital, dating from 1826, decided to get together in a formal medical center. Also joining the combine will be Yale's School of Nursing, its Psychiatric Institute, Department of Public Health and its famed Child Study Center (TIME, Jan. 7, 1952).

Though school and hospital cooperated in some degree down the years, they muffed the chance to get into the forefront of medical progress by joining forces when other medical centers began to be...

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