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Boston Lying-In Hospital (BLI) was founded to provide care for pregnant women who were “unable to afford in-home medical care.”
Free Hospital for Women was founded “for poor women affected with diseases peculiar to their sex or in need of surgical aid.”
Vincent Memorial Hospital was founded, dedicated to the “care of wage earning women”
Vincent Memorial Hospital merged with Massachusetts General Hospital, bringing Gynecology Services to MGH
Boston Lying-In merged with Free Hospital for Women to form Boston Hospital for Women
Boston Hospital for Women merged with Peter Bent Brigham and Robert Breck Brigham to form Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital became members of an integrated health care delivery corporation called Partners HealthCare Inc. Partners has subsequently expanded to also include Faulkner, McLean, Newton-Wellesley, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospitals and North Shore Medical Center.
The Obstetrical Service at MGH was launched and the first baby was born at MGH.
By 1946, 550 House Officers had trained at BLI
Graduation of first Gynecology Residents at MGH to rotate through Obstetrics at BWH
Graduation of first members of BWH-MGH combined residency
Formation of BWH-MGH Integrated OB/GYN Residency