JAMA 100 Years Ago Section Editor: Jennifer Reiling, Assistant Editor.
Clinics for the treatment of persons unable to pay for medical care were opened, September 19, in the new Hutchinson Memorial Building, Tulane University of Louisiana School of Medicine, New Orleans. The Hutchinson Memorial Clinics will at first include two major departments of medicine and surgery with divisional departments in psychiatry, tropical medicine and preventive medicine. Other centers will be added if funds permit. The Hutchinson Memorial Building also provides quarters for the Louisiana State Medical Society and the Orleans Parish Medical Society, in addition to administration offices and teaching facilities for the graduate school of medicine and third and fourth year student classes.
Facilities for Indigent Patients. JAMA. 2007;298(16):1950. doi:10.1001/jama.298.16.1950-b