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LICH marks 150 years of saving lives

Long Island College Hospital (LICH) of Brooklyn, founded in 1858, is celebrating its sesquicentennial anniversary — 150 years of service to Brooklyn.

LICH’s prestigious history is replete with “firsts” — the first hospital in the United States to incorporate bedside teaching as part of the curriculum of medical students, the first society of anesthesiologists in the US, the first dialysis of a diabetic patient (who subsequently lived for 38 years without functioning kidneys), the first state-designated Primary Stroke Center in Brooklyn, and more.

Today, LICH – 339 Hicks Street – is maintaining its prominence and commitment to the people of Brooklyn. This year, the hospital dedicated a new Breast Imaging Center and has established the only Fibroid Center in Brooklyn. “As a university hospital of SUNY Downstate Medical Center as well as a community medical center, we combine the strongest possible academic education with excellent clinical care,” says Rita Battles, president and CEO. “LICH serves the people of Brooklyn with the best of both worlds.”

LICH shared its celebration recently with another community anchor — the Courier-Life Publications family of newspapers. With more than a dozen publications covering every neighborhood of the borough, Courier-Life shapes and informs Brooklyn.

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