teaching hospital


Definition of teaching hospital

: a hospital that is affiliated with a medical school and provides means for medical education

Examples of teaching hospital in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The detention care unit is a cellblock in the middle of a public teaching hospital, with concrete walls and cement floors. Thalia Beaty, ProPublica, "Somebody’s Gotta Help Me”," 16 June 2020 In addition to testing samples at its lab in Albany, N.Y., New York’s state health department is teaching hospitals how to replicate the test in their own labs with the goal of providing roughly 1,000 tests a day. Brianna Abbott, WSJ, "Hospitals, Companies Race to Develop Tests to Spot Coronavirus-Linked Illness," 3 Mar. 2020 The name Partners initially was chosen to symbolize two teaching hospitals joining together, said Jack Connors, the health system’s former longtime chairman. Priyanka Dayal Mccluskey, BostonGlobe.com, "As Partners HealthCare rethinks its strategy, it’s considering whether to change its name," 1 July 2019 West Suburban Medical Center is a 234-bed teaching hospital located on Oak Park’s border with Chicago, and employs more than 300 physician specialists. Steve Schering, chicagotribune.com, "OPRF Chamber leader to join West Suburban hospital board," 8 June 2018 Recognizing that teaching hospitals present specific challenges for patient safety, the leading medical education accreditation group has stepped up its oversight policies. Max Blau, STAT, "The next generation of doctors may be learning bad habits at teaching hospitals with many safety violations," 20 Apr. 2018 Le Monastère des Augustines, Quebec City, Canada A sleek spot to stay in the middle of Old Quebec City, this hotel occupies a wing of the Hôtel-Dieu de Québec teaching hospital (built in 1639), the first on the continent, north of Mexico. Alice Newell-hanson, Condé Nast Traveler, "19 Hotels That Used to Be Churches, Temples, and More," 29 Mar. 2018 MacNeal, a 374-bed teaching hospital with more than 550 medical staff members, is now part of a regional nonprofit Catholic health system that includes Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood and Gottlieb Memorial Hospital in Melrose Park. Alexia Elejalde-ruiz, chicagotribune.com, "Loyola completes purchase of Berwyn's MacNeal Hospital; Presence gets absorbed by Amita Health," 2 Mar. 2018 Last year the penalty was levied on nearly half of the nation’s teaching hospitals. Jordan Rau, Washington Post, "Medicare Penalizes Group Of 751 Hospitals For Patient Injuries," 21 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of teaching hospital

1933, in the meaning defined above

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27 Jun 2020

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“Teaching hospital.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teaching%20hospital. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of teaching hospital

: a hospital where people who are training to become doctors work and learn

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teach·​ing hospital | \ ˈtē-chiŋ- How to pronounce teaching hospital (audio) \

Medical Definition of teaching hospital

: a hospital that is affiliated with a medical school and provides the means for medical education to students, interns, residents, and sometimes postgraduates

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