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Rosales National Hospital 100th Anniversary

1er. Centenario del Hospital Nacional Rosales

 
 
Rosales National Hospital 100th Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 7, 2015
1. Rosales National Hospital 100th Anniversary Marker
Inscription.
La Universidad de El Salvador
y la Facultad de Medicina
se une al regocijo de todos,
con motivo de la conmemoración del
1er. Centenario de la Fundacion
del Hospital Nacional Rosales,
institución que por excelencia es el hospital escuela emblema de la ciencia nacional, donde se han formado gran cantidad de científicos y continua siendo el foro de esperanza de vida para los salvadoreños.

Hacia la libertad por la cultura

Dra. Maria Isabel Rodriguez ∙ Rector
Dr. Ricardo Mendez Flamenco ∙ Decano
Ciudad Universitaria, 1 de julio de 2002

English translation:
The University of El Salvador
and the Faculty of Medicine
together with great joy,
commemorate the
1st Century since the Foundation
of the Rosales National Hospital,
an institution that through its excellence is the emblematic National Hospital School of national science, where many scientists have been formed and the school remains the center of hope for a healthy life for Salvadorans .

Towards Freedom through Culture

Dr. Maria Isabel Rodriguez ∙ Rector
Dr. Ricardo Mendez Flamenco ∙ Dean
El Salvador University Campus, July 1, 2002

 
Erected 2002.
 
Location.
Rosales National Hospital image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 7, 2015
2. Rosales National Hospital
13° 42.024′ N, 89° 12.31′ W. Marker is in San Salvador, San Salvador. Marker can be reached from 25 Avenida Norte. Touch for map. Between 1a and 2a Calles. The marker and statue are on the grounds of the Rosales Hospital near the main entrance.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monument to Memory and Truth (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Juan Ramon Molina (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Simón Bolívar (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Footprint of Baden Powell (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); Basilica of the Sacred Heart of San Salvador (approx. 0.8 kilometers away); First Flights to El Salvador (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); The Heroes of the War of Legitimate Defense (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Monument to the Salvadoran Soldiers of 1863 - 1885 (approx. 1.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Salvador.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEducationScience & Medicine
 
Rosales National Hospital 100th Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 7, 2015
3. Rosales National Hospital 100th Anniversary Marker
The statue is of the hospital's namesake, José Rosales Herrador, (born in San Salvador, March 19, 1827 - April 7, 1891). He donated a large part of his fortune towards the hospital's establishment.
Rosales National Hospital 100th Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 7, 2015
4. Rosales National Hospital 100th Anniversary Marker
Many of the buildings in this portion of the hospital retain some of the original (1891-1902) architectural details, such as the roof cupolas.
Dr. Tomás Palomo image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 7, 2015
5. Dr. Tomás Palomo
This statue dedicated to Dr. Tomás Palomo by Alberto Ferracuti is directly across the street from the Rosales Hospital in front of the old School of Medicine (Escuela de Medicina). He was one of the first surgeons to use ether as anesthesia in El Salvador. The monument reads "Al ilustre médico y eminente cirujano Dr. Tomas G. Palomo" (To the illustrious doctor and eminent surgeon Dr. Tomás G. Palomo).
Dr. Emilio Alvarez image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 7, 2015
6. Dr. Emilio Alvarez
This statue of Dr. Emilio Alvarez is at the Hospital Maternidad (Maternity Hospital) directly in front of the Old School of Medicine and the Dr. Tomás Palomo statue. Dr. Alvarez was one of the first trained surgeons in El Salvador, beginning his practice in 1876. The statue reads, "Al Doctor Don Emilio Alvarez Gratitud Nacional" (To Doctor Emilio Alvarez, National Gratitude).
Rosales grave near the entrance to Los Ilustres Cemetery, San Salvador image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, November 11, 2015
7. Rosales grave near the entrance to Los Ilustres Cemetery, San Salvador
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 269 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 9, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   6. submitted on November 10, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   7. submitted on June 9, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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