• 1891

    On April 1st, Cortland’s first hospital opens in a rented house located at 33 Clayton Avenue.

  • 1894

    A training school for nurses is established and trains more than 320 nurses over the next 42 years.

  • 1911

    Cortland Hospital relocates to its present location at 134 Homer Avenue, expanding its capacity to 52 beds.

  • 1922

    New 21-bed maternity wing opens in February, and 135 babies are delivered at the hospital by the end of that year.

  • 1928

    The west pavilion is completed, housing a new x-ray department, laboratory, medical ward, private rooms, and expanded children’

  • 1936

    The hospital receives the gift of a Cardiette (EKG) Machine and performs its first electrocardiogram.

  • 1941

    The Cortland Rotary Club gives the hospital an iron lung used to treat polio.

  • 1944

    Proceeds from the Hospital Aid's Annual Charity Ball support maternity, pediatrics and the nursery.

  • 1956

    Cortland Memorial Hospital undertakes its first major capital campaign for expansion and modernization of the hospital.

  • 1962

    The central pavilion opens, increasing the number of beds to 170.

  • 1978

    Construction of the new south wing is completed adding new departments.

  • 1993

    CMH celebrates the grand opening of its new 80-bed nursing home.

  • 2006

    Regional Medical Practice is established as an affiliate of Cortland Regional Medical Center.

  • 2014

    Mark Webster becomes Cortland Regional Medical Center's new CEO.

  • 2015

    Cortland Regional Medical Center opens the Wound Care Center.

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