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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of George Baehr
RLIN number: NXCP87-A5
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Columbia Medical School, early 1900s; internship; European studies; Mt. Sinai Hospital: Division of General Pathology, typhoid fever research, Clinical Pathological Conferences, 1919-50, professionalizing lab services, consultation service for people of moderate means, home care for housing development residents, Director of Clinical Research; World War II: Chief Medical Officer Office of Civilian Defense, Red Cross; Mayor La Guardia: Health Insurance Plan; evaluation of 1965 Medicare, Medicaid amendments; state standards for nursing homes; medical provisions of Workmen's Compensation Act; New York Public Health Council; national health insurance proposals; Milbank Memorial Fund.
Extent: Transcript: 237 leaves, Tape: 3 reels, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1976 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Baehr, George, 1887-1978
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1887
Speaker occupation: Physician
Age at speaking: 89
Document date: 1976
Interviewer: Sheaffer, Louis
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Hospital and community; Insurance, Health; Medicare; North America; Older people--Dwellings; Oral history; Physicians; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Baehr, George, 1887-1978; Hospital care--United States; Mount Sinai Hospital (New York, NY)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018276-13719