By the early 1920s, dramatic changes in medical care were underway. New minimum standards for physician training were being established. Advancements in scientific medicine and new technologies to treat medical conditions led to their emergence as serious academic fields of study. At the same time, hospital management was shifting from the hands of well-meaning voluntary leaders to those of the professionally trained medical experts. United Israel-Zion Hospital was moving to meet the new challenges and become a strong, academic community hospital for the people of Borough Park and its neighboring communities.
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