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Posts categorized as “100th Anniversary”

Nurses for the Next Generation

Posted on May 27, 2020

Tennessee Wesleyan University’s nursing program builds on the 100-year legacy of the Fort Sanders School of Nursing. Read about our unique partnership with Tennessee Wesleyan.


The Fourth 25 Years: 1995-2020

Posted on April 16, 2020

In the hospital’s fourth quarter (1970-1994), we helped form Covenant Health and had even more firsts, including the first telestroke robot in the region. We also opened our Center for Advanced Medicine and new Emergency Department with plans to expand our facilities further. Read more about these achievements here.


The Third 25 Years: 1970-1994

Posted on March 12, 2020

In the hospital’s third quarter (1970-1994), Fort Sanders Hospital had a lot of firsts–the first new CT scanner, hospice program, breast center and comprehensive cancer center in our area. Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center also opened in this quarter. Read more about these achievements and milestones here.


The Next 25 Years: 1945-1969

Posted on February 20, 2020

In the hospital’s second quarter (1945-1969), Fort Sanders Hospital accepted its first male to the Fort Sanders School of Nursing and began construction to improve facilities. Read more about this time period and other Fort Sanders milestones here.


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.