Estelle Berman Blumberg in the Mount Sinai Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1947 Yearbook
In reviewing a 20 year old issue of a publication called the Mount Sinai Nurse, Archives staff recently came across an article about Estelle Blumberg, RN, a graduate of The Mount Sinai Hospital School of Nursing, Class of 1947. She came to Mount Sinai as a student in 1944, and the article outlines her experiences as a trainee and then a young graduate nurse on the wards. Here are some excerpts from that article:
The Mount Sinai Hospital School of Nursing was housed in 5 E. 98th Street….Each morning, students gathered in the assembly hall to sing songs before going on duty. Clad in black shoes and stockings, and wearing plaid uniforms, student nurses were always easy to spot in the hospital.
Ms. Blumberg’s first job upon graduation was assistant charge nurse of a male ward with 41 beds. Read more
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