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Solomon Solis-Cohen correspondence

Identifier: MSS 2/049

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Four typescript letters signed, 1911, from James Tyson and T. Mellor Tyson, concerning costs of patient care at Country Branch of Rush Hospital for Consumption and Allied Diseases, Malvern, Pa.


  • 1911


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Solomon SolisCohen, Philadelphia physician, was born in Philadelphia on 1 Sept. 1857. He was a younger brother of J. Solis Cohen. He married Emily Grace da Silva Solis in 1885; they had four children. Solomon SolisCohen died on 12 July 1948. SolisCohen received his M.D. from Jefferson Medical College in 1883. From 1884 to 1887, he was Chief Clinical Assistant in the OutPatient Medical Department at Jefferson Medical College. He was then Lecturer on Special Therapeutics, Clinical Lecturer on Medicine, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, and Professor of Clinical Medicine. From 1902 to 1927, SolisCohen was also Physician to the Hospital of Jefferson Medical College. From 1887 to 1902, he was Professor of Clinical Medicine and Therapeutics at the Philadelphia Polyclinic and College for Graduates in Medicine. He was Physician to Philadelphia General Hospital, the Jewish Hospital, and the Rush Hospital for Consumption and Allied Diseases. In 1904, SolisCohen helped to establish the National Tuberculosis Association. He became a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1888.


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Part of the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Repository

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