Abraham Jacobi

Abraham Jacobi (6 May 1830 – 10 July 1919) was a German physician and pioneer of pediatrics, opening the first children's clinic in the United States.wikipedia
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Pediatrics

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Abraham Jacobi (6 May 1830 – 10 July 1919) was a German physician and pioneer of pediatrics, opening the first children's clinic in the United States.
Pediatrics as a specialized field of medicine continued to develop in the mid-19th century; German physician Abraham Jacobi (1830–1919) is known as the father of American pediatrics because of his many contributions to the field.

Mount Sinai Hospital (Manhattan)

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He later moved to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he established the first Department of Pediatrics at a general hospital.
Now called Mount Sinai Hospital, the institution forged relationships with many physicians who made contributions to medicine, including Henry N. Heineman, Frederick S. Mandelbaum, Bernard Sachs, Charles A. Elsberg, Emanuel Libman, and, most significantly, Abraham Jacobi, known as the father of American pediatrics and a champion of construction at the hospital's new site on Manhattan's Upper East Side in 1904.

Jacobi Medical Center

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*Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, New York
It is named in honor of German physician Abraham Jacobi, who is regarded as the father of American pediatrics.

Mary Corinna Putnam Jacobi

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In 1873, he married Mary Putnam Jacobi, also a physician.
In 1873, she married Abraham Jacobi, a New York physician and researcher, nowadays often referred to as the "father of American pediatrics."

Carl Schurz

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Carl Schurz lived in a summer cottage in Northwest Bay on Lake George, New York which was built by his good friend Abraham Jacobi.

United States

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Abraham Jacobi (6 May 1830 – 10 July 1919) was a German physician and pioneer of pediatrics, opening the first children's clinic in the United States.

American Medical Association

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To date, he is the only foreign-born president of the American Medical Association.

Hille, Germany

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Born in Hartum (now a district of Hille), Westphalia, he was the son of a poor Jewish shopkeeper and his wife who educated him at great sacrifice.

Westphalia

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Born in Hartum (now a district of Hille), Westphalia, he was the son of a poor Jewish shopkeeper and his wife who educated him at great sacrifice.

Jews

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Born in Hartum (now a district of Hille), Westphalia, he was the son of a poor Jewish shopkeeper and his wife who educated him at great sacrifice.

Gymnasium (school)

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He attended the gymnasium in Minden.

Minden

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He attended the gymnasium in Minden.

University of Greifswald

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After graduating there, he studied medicine at the universities of Greifswald, Göttingen, and Bonn, receiving an MD at Bonn in 1851.

University of Göttingen

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After graduating there, he studied medicine at the universities of Greifswald, Göttingen, and Bonn, receiving an MD at Bonn in 1851.

University of Bonn

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After graduating there, he studied medicine at the universities of Greifswald, Göttingen, and Bonn, receiving an MD at Bonn in 1851.

Doctor of Medicine

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After graduating there, he studied medicine at the universities of Greifswald, Göttingen, and Bonn, receiving an MD at Bonn in 1851.

Germany

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Shortly thereafter, Jacobi joined the revolutionary movement in Germany (see Revolution of 1848).

Berlin

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He was detained in prisons at Berlin and Cologne in 1851, and eventually convicted of treason and imprisoned at Minden and Bielefeld until his discharge in the summer of 1853.

Cologne

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He was detained in prisons at Berlin and Cologne in 1851, and eventually convicted of treason and imprisoned at Minden and Bielefeld until his discharge in the summer of 1853.

Treason

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He was detained in prisons at Berlin and Cologne in 1851, and eventually convicted of treason and imprisoned at Minden and Bielefeld until his discharge in the summer of 1853.

Bielefeld

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He was detained in prisons at Berlin and Cologne in 1851, and eventually convicted of treason and imprisoned at Minden and Bielefeld until his discharge in the summer of 1853.

England

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Upon release, Jacobi sailed to England, where he stayed with both Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.

Karl Marx

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Upon release, Jacobi sailed to England, where he stayed with both Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.

Friedrich Engels

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Upon release, Jacobi sailed to England, where he stayed with both Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.

New York City

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In the following autumn he moved to New York where he settled as a practicing physician.