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al, the Medical repository, appears1797
Medical department of Dartmouth College established1798
First general quarantine act passes CongressFeb. 23, 1799
First vaccination in United States performed by Benjamin Waterhouse, professor in Harvard College, on his four childrenJuly, 1800
First vaccine institute in the United States organized by James Smith in Baltimore, Md1802
American Dispensatory published by John Redman Coxe1806
Ovariotomy performed incidentally by Robert Houston in Glasgow (1701) and by L'Aumonier, in Rouen (1781), is performed by Ephraim McDowell, of Kentucky1809
United States vaccine agency established by Congress (discontinued in 1822）1813
Work on Therapeutics and Materia Medical, the first in the United States and best in the English language at that time, published by Nathaniel Chapman1817
John Syng Dorsey, of Philadelphia, author of Elements of Surgery (1814), and first surgeon to tie the external iliac artery, died (aged 35）1818
New York Eye and Ea
ard in Boston1847
Elizabeth Blackwell graduated M. D. at the medical school of Geneva, N. Y. (the first woman in the United States）Jan., 1849
First excision of the hip-joint in the United States performed by Henry J. Bigelow, professor in Harvard College1852
Elkanah Williams, of Cincinnati, earliest specialist in ophthalmology, begins practice1855
Arteria innominata tied for the first time by Valentine Mott, of New York (1818) ; by R. W. Hall, of Baltimore (1830); by E. S. Cooper, of San Francisco (1859) ; and again, being the first case in which the patient's life was saved, by A. W. Smyth, of New Orleans1864
Horace Green, said to have been the first specialist in diseases of the throat and lungs, died1866
Centennial international medical congress held in Philadelphia1876
New York Polyclinic organized 1880-81, opened1882
Valentine Mott, of New York, reports four apparently successful inoculations for hydrophobia, performed by himselfOct., 1886
The ninth international medi