Wolfson Medical Center

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Wolfson Medical Center

Wolfson Medical Center (Hebrew: מרכז רפואי וולפסון‎, Merkaz Refu'i Wolfson) is a hospital in Holon, Israel.

Wolfson Hospital is located in southern Tel Aviv Metropolitan Area, Tel Aviv district of Israel in a vicinity abounded by a population of nearly half a million inhabitants. It ranks as the ninth largest hospital in Israel.[1]

The medical center was founded with the assistance of the Wolfson Foundation and named after Lady Edith Specterman Wolfson, Sir Isaac Wolfson's wife.[2]

History[edit]

The medical center in Holon was opened to the public in 1980 on the southern Tel Aviv-Jaffa border. The center has grown since from 342 beds to over 650 beds in 2007 with an additional 30 outpatient beds.[2]

Services[edit]

The Wolfson Medical Center departments are affiliated with the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University and tutors students during their intern years. The center employs over 100 doctors that also hold posts, ranging from instructors to professors, at the university. The students come also from United States, UK, China, Italy, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ecuador, Bulgaria, Honduras and Georgia.

The Medical Center regularly publishes academic articles in local and foreign journals.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ayala Hurwicz (2007-05-07). "Sheba - Largest Hospital in Israel" (in Hebrew). Retrieved 2007-09-14. 
  2. ^ a b c About The Edith Wolfson Medical Center

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Coordinates: 32°02′07″N 34°45′47″E / 32.03528°N 34.76306°E / 32.03528; 34.76306