Albany Medical Center Hospital
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|Albany Medical Center Hospital|
Albany Medical Center main entrance
|Location||43 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY, United States|
|Affiliated university||Albany Medical College|
|Emergency department||Regional Trauma Center|
|Lists||Hospitals in the United States|
Albany Medical Center Hospital is a hospital located in Albany, New York. The 714-bed, Level-I Trauma Center was founded in 1849, ten years after the College. It serves over 3 million residents in 25 counties. It is one of New York's largest teaching hospitals.
In 1839 Dr. Alden March founding Albany Medical College in the former Lancaster School at the corner of Lancaster and Eagle Streets in the City of Albany. Albany Hospital was incorporated in 1849 and established two years later on the southwest corner of Dove Street and Lydius Street (now Madison Avenue). Physicians who taught in the medical school saw patients in the hospital, and students transitioned from lecture halls in the medical school to “shadowing” assignments on the floors of the hospital.
New York State Department of Health designations
- William Wallace Farley (1874-1952).
- David Sweat was treated at Albany Medical Center from June 28 to July 4, 2015, after being shot by law enforcement following his escape from Clinton Correctional Facility.
- "NYS Health Profiles", NYS Department of Health
- McGarry, Greg. "The History of the Formation of Albany Medical Center", Albany Medical Center, 2007
- "William W. Farley, Democratic Leader". New York Times. May 22, 1952. Retrieved 2015-01-20.
- Stanforth, Lauren (5 July 2015). "Sweat to be placed in solitary, on suicide watch". Albany Times Union. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
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