Medical Board minutes


Almost every aspect of the medical and surgical activities of Presbyterian Hospital is documented in the minutes including patient care, the introduction and employment of medical technology, nursing, professional staffing, and residency training.


Presbyterian Hospital (New York, N.Y.). Medical Board

Date [inclusive]: 

1872, July 12 - 1991, May 28.



Physical Description: 

15 volumes (2 cubic feet)



Minutes closed for 25 years from date of creation. Because the minutes include Protected Health Information (PHI) as defined by the US Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), access is allowed only under the terms of Archives and Special Collections’ Access Policy for Records Containing Protected Health Information.

Cite as: 

Presbyterian Hospital Medical Board Minutes, Archives & Special Collections, Columbia University Health Sciences Library.