LICH circa 1899
Founded in 1858, LICH introduced the practice of bedside teaching and became the first U.S. hospital to use stethoscopes and anesthesia.
LICH circa 1940
LICH introduced the first emergency ambulance service in Brooklyn.
Aerial view of LICH
LICH's collegiate division would later form Downstate Medical Center, an academic unit of the State University of New York.
LICH is renowned for its world-class radiology department, cutting-edge technology and ground-breaking research projects.