Jacobi, A. (Abraham), 1830-1919

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1830-05-06
Death 1919-07-10
Americans
English, German

Biographical notes:

Jacobi, a specialist in diseases of infants and children, was a professor (1865-1902) in the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University.

From the description of A. Jacobi papers, 1794-1936 (bulk 1880-1919) (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 177443888

Abraham Jacobi is referred to as the father of pediatrics, having opened the first children's clinic at the New York Medical College in 1860, and the first children's ward at Mount Sinai Hospital. He was a professor of Pediatrics at the City University of New York from 1870-1902. Jacobi was also a co-founder of Association for Doctors for the Poor.

From the guide to the Abraham Jacobi Papers, 1890-1893, (History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine)

Abraham Jacobi is referred to as the father of pediatrics, opening the first children's clinic at the New York Medical College in 1860, and the first children's ward at Mount Sinai Hospital. He was a professor of Pediatrics at the City University of New York from 1870-1902. Jacobi was also a co-founder of Association for Doctors for the Poor.

From the description of Abraham Jacobi papers, 1890-1893. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 14312824

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Subjects:

  • Cholera
  • Children--Diseases
  • Pediatrics
  • Diphtheria--19th century
  • Medical literature
  • Physicians
  • Tuberculosis

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Places:

  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)