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Various shareholders tried to accumulate funds to open a new hospital, especially in the eve of WWI. But due to lack of funds and a statement issued by the surgeon general, saying that "no more institutions of the type contemplated by the Mcdonogh…

"New York City officialdom, however, was not satisfied with the standards maintained, and closed the hospital in 1900. The assets lay dormant for a decade."

Opened in a section of the city called " Little Africa"; "The Hospital opens two new fields. The one is a hospital in which physicians, regardless of nationality, creed or color, can have clinical practice; the other is a training school in which…

Dr. Peter Johnson, once a mentee under the direction of David McDonogh, co-founded the organization in hopes to bring high quality medical services to the urban poor in New York City. Its officers, along with Dr. Johnson, were Dr. T. S. Miller,…

McDonogh dies after 44 years of practice.

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