E. Richard Weinerman Papers by
Call Number: MS 692
Quantity: 59.5 linear feet
Edwin Richard Weineman (1917-1970), physician and public health administrator, was also a consultant, educator and author in the fields of medical care delivery and organization, and medical economics, He advocated a social medicine which emphasized preventive health care, which consisted of regionally organized prepaid group practice health programs, and which maintained democratic control of policy,
The papers document Weinerman’s interest and involvement in public health, public health administration, emergency medical care, prepaid health insurance, group practice, preventive medicine, and medical economics. In addition, the correspondence section, which spans the years 1945-1970, contains exchanges with important public health figures such as George Baehr, Michael Davis, C. B. Esselstyn, Ira Hiscock, Lorin Kerr, Milton Roemer, Cecil Sheps, Henry Sigerist, C.-E.A. Winslow and Avram Yedidis.