Sep 21 2012

Where we’ve been, how far we’ve come

History in the Making

In 1969, the $9.1 million Mott Hospital opened, mostly due to the help of the Flint-based Mott Foundation. More than four decades later, we opened the new $754 million, 1.1 million square feet C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital that boasts a 12-story inpatient wing, 9-story outpatient wing, 348 beds, including 50 private maternity rooms and 46 private NICU rooms.

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3 Responses to “Where we’ve been, how far we’ve come”

  1. sara hickey says:

    Nurse on far left is Carolyn Stoll, former Director of Nursing for Mott and Women’s Hospitals.

  2. Nancy Frost says:

    This was a wonderful inclusion into Top Stories. We all know the greatness of the strides our medical center has made but to see the pictures makes it so much more evident. I’ve been employed here since 1974 so all of these pictures/captions are so meaningful and evoke many memories. Thanks for sharing this treasure – a very appropriate word.

  3. Linda Strodtman says:

    Fantastic site! so glad it has been developed so as to share the rich history of University of Michigan Health Care System. I hope more is put on line from the Hospital Star collection at the Taubman library.
    Thanks so much.
    Linda Strodtman, PhD,RN
    Archvist, The Nursing History Society of The University of Michigan

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