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Vital Signs

Facts & Figures

Kids' stuff

1933
Year the American Board of Pediatrics was established

1937
Year Dartmouth hired its first pediatrician

2
Number of pediatricians on the Dartmouth faculty in 1957

281
Number of pediatricians at all Dartmouth-Hitchcock sites today

80,000
Number of pediatricians in the U.S. today

1992
Year the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth (CHaD) was designated as a children's hospital by NACHRI (the National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions)

205
Number of children's hospitals in the U.S. today

6,000
Number of pediatric cases annually in the DHMC Emergency Department (the only Pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center in Northern New England)

10%
Percentage of DMS '11s who entered a residency in pediatrics

SOURCES: CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL AT DARTMOUTH, DARTMOUTH MEDICAL SCHOOL, AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS, AMERICAN BOARD OF PEDIATRICS


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