Good Samaritan Hospital (Los Angeles)

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Good Samaritan Hospital
Geography
Location1225 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles 90017, California, United States
Coordinates34°3′16″N 118°15′55″W / 34.05444°N 118.26528°W / 34.05444; -118.26528Coordinates: 34°3′16″N 118°15′55″W / 34.05444°N 118.26528°W / 34.05444; -118.26528
Organization
Care systemPrivate, Not-for-profit
Hospital typeTeaching
Affiliated universityKeck School of Medicine of USC
Services
Beds408
History
Opened1885
Links
Websitehttp://www.goodsam.org
ListsHospitals in California

Good Samaritan Hospital is a hospital in Los Angeles, California. The hospital has 408 beds.[1]

History[edit]

In 1885, Sister Mary Wood opened a care facility with just 9 beds. The hospital was historically affiliated with the Episcopal Church, but currently pastoral care services are available for all religions and denominations. The current hospital was built in 1976.[1][2]

Prominent American suffragist Inez Milholland died at this hospital on November 25, 1916.

Actress Jean Harlow died of kidney disease at this hospital at age 26 at 11:37 AM on June 7, 1937.

Presidential candidate United States Senator Robert F. Kennedy died at this hospital early in the morning of June 6, 1968, 25 hours after he was gunned down at the Ambassador Hotel.

On July 28, 2011, Becker's Hospital Review listed Good Samaritan Hospital under 60 Hospitals With Great Orthopedic Programs.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About Good Samaritan Hospital". Archived from the original on 2013-05-02. Retrieved 2007-05-01.
  2. ^ "Facts about Good Samaritan Hospital". Archived from the original on 2013-05-02. Retrieved 2007-05-01.
  3. ^ Becker's Hospital Review

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