Agnew, G. Harvey, 1895-1971

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Agnew, G. Harvey, 1895-1971

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1895-1971

History

Dr. G. Harvey Agnew (1895-1971) was a member of the TWH medical staff during the 1920s and 1930s and served as Secretary of the Medical Staff in 1924. He was born in Toronto. Dr. Agnew established the department of hospital administration at the University of Toronto in 1946. At that time, it was the first of its kind in Canada. In 1928 the Canadian Medical Association appointed him administrator of a new advisory service to Canadian hospitals. He was executive secretary of the Canadian Hospital Council (precursor to the Canadian Hospital Association) from 1931-1950. In 1950 he joined Jeergard, Agnew and Craig, a firm of hospital consultants, and in 1958 he formed the firm of Agnew, Peckham and Associates. Dr. Agnew was considered an authority on hospital administration and design.

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Toronto Western Hospital (1895-1986)

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[192?]-[193?]

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Dr. G. Harvey Agnew was a member of the TWH medical staff during the 1920s and 1930s and served as Secretary of the Medical Staff in 1924.

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University Health Network Archives

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Last updated: March 6, 2015. Added to Archeion March 6, 2015.

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"G. Harvey Agnew Toronto Pioneer of Hospital Science." Toronto Daily Star 20 Sept. 1971, Obituaries sec.: n. pag. Print.

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