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Posts categorized as “100th Anniversary”

Changing Times; Ongoing Excellence

Posted on February 12, 2020

If you ask Dr. Mike Ayres what’s changed at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center since he came on board, he will give you a simple answer–everything.


20 Years and Counting

Posted on February 4, 2020

Kayla Durnil was the first Knoxville baby born in “the new millennium.” She was delivered at Fort Sanders Regional on Jan. 1, 2000, as reporters and cameras waited for her arrival.


The First 25 Years: 1919-1944

Posted on January 30, 2020

In the hospital’s first 25 years, Fort Sanders Hospital established the Fort Sanders School of Nursing and brought the first private ambulance to the area. Read more about that first quarter century and about other Fort Sanders firsts here.


Candy Striper Memories

Posted on January 20, 2020

Gathered around scattered photos and newspaper clippings that have yellowed with time, three women take a break from their work at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center to reminisce. When they were teenagers, Leslie Mellon, coordinator of customer service in materials management, and Jan Adam, medical staff coordinator, were junior volunteers at the hospital.


FSRMC in 1920: The Way We Were

Posted on January 3, 2020

It was Feb. 23, 1920 when Fort Sanders Hospital opened for public inspection the doors of its sparkling new 65-bed hospital. In doing so, it claimed the promise of a bright future even as it emerged from some of the greatest global disasters the world has known.


100 Years – and More to Grow On

Posted on December 5, 2019

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center began a multi-month observance of the hospital’s 100th anniversary with a reception on Wednesday, Dec. 4.