Hunterdon Medical Center

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Hunterdon Medical Center
Geography
Location Raritan Township, New Jersey, United States
Organization
Hospital type Community
Affiliated university UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Services
Emergency department JCAHO accredited
Beds 176
History
Founded 1946
Links
Website http://www.hunterdonhealthcare.org/hmc.asp
Lists Hospitals in New Jersey

Hunterdon Medical Center is a 176-bed non-profit community hospital located in Raritan Township, New Jersey near Flemington.

Hunterdon Medical Center was founded in 1946 and opened in 1953, a culmination of efforts by the Hunterdon County Board of Agriculture to provide rural medical care to the region. Hunterdon at the time was the only county in the state without a hospital.[1]

Since 1972 Hunterdon Medical Center been affiliated with the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. A three-year Family Medicine Residency Program is offered through this teaching affiliation.[2]

Hunterdon Medical Center is located near New Jersey Route 31 on Wescott Drive, named in honor of one of its founders, Lloyd Wescott.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lurie, Maxine N.; Marc Mappen (2004). Encyclopedia of New Jersey. Rutgers University Press. p. 397. 
  2. ^ "Family Medicine Residency". Hunterdon Medical Center. Retrieved 2009-04-21. 

Coordinates: 40°31′52″N 74°51′40″W / 40.531°N 74.861°W / 40.531; -74.861