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August 27, 1938

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

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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.

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