Healing After Dark: Pioneering Compassionate Medicine at the by Morris A. Cohen,Richard Shain Cohen

By Morris A. Cohen,Richard Shain Cohen

In 1927 within the box of well-being care an strange occasion happened. Morris Aaron Cohen, M.D. based the Boston night hospital, an detailed and not ahead of conceived facility for the therapy of the indigent and low-wage earners who couldn't have the funds for to lose a day’s pay. It was once an recreation that completed good fortune opposed to overwhelming odds: the objections of the Massachusetts clinical Society, significant hospitals, banks, and companies. frequently denounced as unethical or perhaps referred to as a “liar” by means of a superb member of the Society who believed Morris Cohen used to be taking cash from the terrible and putting it in his personal wallet, the besieged guy by no means surrendered. not one of the criticisms was once justified and all have been proved fake. Why? simply because Dr. Morris Cohen, as his memoir attests, persevered; simply because he believed there have been many between us who required the type of care he believed in. finally, this humane guy who believed within the dignity of people, who well-known the desires of individuals not able to pay for therapy in the course of the day, rose in stature together with his health facility till eventual reputation by way of Presidents of the USA and folks, either scientific and lay, in the usa and beyond.

About the Author:

Richard Shain Cohen of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, is initially from Boston. He retired from the collage of Maine at Presque Isle after serving as vice chairman of educational Affairs and Professor of English. He holds B.S., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees.
He served as editor of the magazine Husson assessment and used to be valuable player in a countrywide Endowment for the humanities provide for “Images of Aroostook” that was once exhibited through the kingdom of Maine.

His personal guides, as well as this e-book comprise: The Forgotten Longfellow: guy within the Shadows (2010), purely God could make a Tree, poetry from himself and his brother, Alfred Robert Cohen; and the novels Monday: finish of the Week, Be nonetheless, My Soul, and Petal on a Black Bough. He additionally wrote chapters for Aroostook: Land of Promise, educational experiences, different articles, and – with the aid of a Shell furnish – a monograph on Samuel Richardson that may be present in significant library holdings. other than the current ebook, in development is a fourth novel.

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