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White Memorial Celebrates Centennial

September 19, 2013
Los Angeles ,CA

White Memorial Medical Center (WMMC) celebrated its 100th birthday last week during a low-key reception attended by many of its partners in the Los Angeles community.

Located in Boyle Heights, White Memorial opened its doors to Los Angeles residents in September 1913 as a small medical clinic on 1st street, where medical students, with just two years of classroom experience used secondhand medical instruments to offer free care to patients.

That small Seventh-day Adventist clinic is now a 353 beds hospital with an award-winning acute-care community and teaching hospital staffed by 462 physicians, 86 residents, 1,879 employees and nearly 700 volunteers.

 

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