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Michael Reese Hospital – physicians

Excerpts from the book All our Lives: A centennial history of Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, 1881-1981, Sarah Gordon, ed     Dr. Michael Mannheimer, 1844–1891, was a member of the Hospital Committee of the United Hebrew Relief Association and one of two admitting physicians at the hospital when it opened. All patients had […]

Elizabeth Blackwell, MD

JMS Pearce East Yorkshire, England   Figure 1 Although Elizabeth Blackwell was portrayed on an 18 cent US stamp in 1974, curiously this was over a century after she graduated in medicine (Figure 1). Many remain unaware of her remarkable story as the first female Anglo-American physician, campaigner, and medical suffragette (Figure 2). [i] She […]