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Attempts to Raise Funds for a Second Hosptial

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…


City Closes First Hospital

"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."


First Hospital opens

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…


Formation of McDonogh Memorial Hospital Association

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,…


Death of McDonogh

McDonogh dies after 44 years of practice.


Helped wounded during the Draft riots.

During the draft riots in 1863, he did great service in tending the wounded as they were carried into the station house.


Opens an office at 213 Sulivan St, in a New York

McDonogh opens an office where he worked until he died.


Married Elizabeth

David married and started family


Held position at the Eye and Ear Infimary

After McDonough received his liscense to practice, his mentor secured an appointmentment for him at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.


Completion of studies at P&S

Mcdonogh completes his studies at the College of Physicans and Surgeons. However, he was not listed as actually attending the college and never received and actual degree.


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