Oral history interview with Abram J. Abeloff, 1996

 

Name
Abeloff, Abram J. (Abram Joseph), 1900-1997 (Interviewee)
Zane, Sharon (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Abram J. Abeloff, 1996
Abstract
Reminiscences of early life, New York City; reasons for entering medicine; education: B.A. Columbia College, 1922, M.D. Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons [P&S], 1926; discrimination against Jews in medical school; differences among New York medical schools and hospitals; surgical intern, Lenox Hill Hospital [LHH], 1927; difficulties with German language at LHH; medical trip to Germany; building private practice; medical experiences in Brazil; experiences in World War II; record keeping at LHH; trustee, P&S; physical description of LHH; creation of surgical pathology laboratory at LHH; nurses and nursing school; Nurses Aid Society; modern medicine
Collection Name
Lenox Hill Hospital oral history collection
Subjects
Hospitals--History.--New York (State); Abeloff, Abram J. (Abram Joseph), 1900-1997; Lenox Hill Hospital
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
1996
Date
1996
Note (Biographical)
Retired surgeon
Note
Interviewed by Sharon Zane on October 29, 31, November 14, 21, 1996
Note (Provenance)
Abram J. Abeloff, Gift 1996
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
14601358
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-wxqn-w716
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.