Reminiscences of Isidore Sydney Falk : oral history, 1963.
Public health specialist.
Scope and Contents
Family background; professorship at University of Chicago; reorganization of Chicago City Health Department; development of medical care, costs in 1920s; American Association for Labor Legislation's campaign for health insurance; Committee on the Costs of Medical Care (CCMC); American Medical Association opposition to CCMC's group practice recommendation; voluntary vs. compulsory health insurance; Blue Cross/Blue Shield; Milbank Memorial Fund and Cabinet Committee on Economic Security: move from state to national health insurance proposals; public health vs. economic security aspects of legislation; Title VI of Social Security Act; Public Health work; birth of National Institutes of Health, grants-in-aid funding proposals; Social Security Board.
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Columbia Center for Oral History