Fonds WCH-OPH - Women's College Hospital. Division of Ophthalmology fonds

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Women's College Hospital. Division of Ophthalmology fonds


  • 1950-1978 (Creation)

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5 cm of textual records

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(1914 -)

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The Division of Ophthalmology began at Women's College Hospital in the 1910s as a weekly eye clinic held in the Outpatient Department. In 1941, a Department of Ophthalmology was formally established with Dr. Mary Albertson (1941-1969) as its Chief. In the late 1950s the Department of Ophthalmology was re-established as a division of the Department of Surgery. Today, the Division of Ophthalmology is still active at Women's College Hospital.

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Fonds consists of the records of the Division of Ophthalmology of Women's College Hospital from 1950-1978. Fonds contains minutes, annual reports and correspondence. Fonds is comprised of the following series: OPH-1 Annual reports of the Division of Ophthalmology OPH-2 Minutes of the Section of Ophthalmology OPH-3 Correspondence of the Division of Ophthalmology

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Further accruals are expected.

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Open to researchers subject to the requirements of Ontario’s Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) and Women’s College Hospital research policies. Please contact the Archivist for further information.

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