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"The first social worker in the Mount Sinai Hospital was appointed in 1906. In 1917 there was a staff of eighteen; in 1927 the staff consisted of forty persons; and in 1937 it has grown to a staff of fifty-four, including professional and clerical staff." The struggles during depression and the developments of social service work in the various hospital departments are explained in a popular manner. The whole constitutes a vivid picture of all the activities of one of the largest hospital social service departments in the country.
Social Service Department of the Mount Sinai Hospital of the City of New York:. JAMA. 1938;111(9):870. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790350110039