Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Julius Hess

  • The rise and death of Chicago’s Michael Reese Hospital

    Charles Shapiro Chicago, Illinois, United States   Michael Reese and the Jewish presence in Chicago In the 1840s Jews poured into Chicago. The emigration continued for several decades. Those coming from Eastern Europe tended to settle on the west side of the city where land was cheaper. They were relatively educated in the affairs of…