Jewish hospitals -- Colorado -- Denver
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Asherman was a longtime volunteer for NJH, beginning when she joined the New York Auxiliary Chapter of the National Home for Jewish Children. She later became president of the axillary, and then as a national auxiliary board member and trustee. She helped establish 17 auxiliary chapters in New York. Collection contains photographs, correspondence, journals and newsletters related to Bea Asherman from 1924 through 1998.
Overview Bernard S. Fellner wrote “The Confessions and Convictions of a Conscientious CFO” about his nearly 18 years as the chief financial officer of National Jewish Hospital from 1980-1997. He helped make NJH solvent during the transition of National Jewish Hospital from inpatient to outpatient treatment of asthma. National Jewish Hospital began as a tuberculosis sanitorium and was free to all patients. When Bernard Fellner arrived in 1980, NJH had only recently begun to charge for treatment and had...
Dates: Other: February 2020
Overview In 1899, the Jewish community erected the non-sectarian National Jewish Hospital for Consumptive (NJH), the first sanatorium in Denver, Colorado, for tuberculosis victims. With the financial assistance of the International B'nai B'rith fraternal organization, patients from all over the U.S. were admitted free of charge. The NJH adopted a program that emphasized the benefits of fresh air, proper nutrition, and rest. The hospital was founded by a group of Jewish residents of Denver who were of...