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James Rushmore Wood
Date: 1813 - 1882
Remarks: One of a group of men who founded New York Hospital in 1847 and was one of Bellevue's foremost surgeon; Instituted the 1st ambulance service in 1856, and organized the first training school for nurses; Twice elected President of the NY Pathological Society; Member of the New York Academy of Medicine