Yale Goes to War: The history of ‘The Yale Unit,’ Mobile Hospital No. 39

Physician Joseph Marshall Flint, professor of surgery at the Yale School of Medicine, organized Mobile Hospital No. 39 in France — also known as The Yale Unit — the first of its kind in the American Expeditionary Forces. Realizing they would not have the resources they needed to create a general hospital, Flint and his colleagues adopted a French concept for mobile hospitals. Mobile Hospital No. 39 was staffed by Yale medical faculty and students and supported with funds from the Yale Corporation.

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Part of the In Focus Collection: Yale remembers World War I

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