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Gods Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine

Posted on Thursday, November 7, 2013 by betscw

God's Hotel

SARATOGA LIBRARY BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

Monday, 12/2 at 7:30 PM

God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine

San Francisco’s Laguna Honda Hospital was America’s last almshouse, a place of healing for those fallen on hard times who needed an extended medical stay.  Dr. Victoria Sweet, a 20 year employee and medical historian tells the story of a remarkable institution and how it evolved in the era of modern medical care.

 

 

 

 

 

Tagged: Book Blog, Hospital care, Laguna Honda Hospital, Physicians, sweet, vic