Title: Milton Irwin Roemer Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1955-1973 (?)
Collection number: MSS 91-38
Creator: Roemer, Milton Irwin, 1916-
Extent: 1 carton, 1 box
University of California, San Francisco. Library. Archives and Special Collections.
San Francisco, California 94143-0840
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these
materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Gift of Joan Trauner.
Collection is open for research.
[Identification of item], Milton Irwin Roemer Papers, MSS 91-38, Archives & Special
Collections, UCSF Library & CKM
Milton Roemer was born in Paterson, NJ, March 24, 1916, son of Jacob and Mary
(Rabinowitz) Roemer. He received his BA from Cornell University (1936), his MD from New
York University (1940), and an MPH from the University of Michigan (1943). He interned at
Barnert Memorial Hospital, in Paterson (1940-1941), was with the New Jersey Health
Department from 1941 and 1942, and from 1943 to 1948 with the U. S. Public Health Service
in Washington, DC.
Dr. Roemer served as a member of the faculty of Yale University Medical School from 1949
to 1951 and with the World Health Organization in Geneva from 1951 to 1952. He spent
1953-1956 with the Saskatchewan Health Department, and from 1957-1961 was on the Cornell
University faculty. In 1962 he accepted an appointment as professor of health
administration at the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health,
where he has done much noteworthy work relative to health insurance plans and HMOs.
He is the author of many articles and books; most notable among the latter are
Health Care Systems in World Perspective (1976),
National Policies on Health Care
Ambulatory Health Services in
Includes correspondence, publications, meeting minutes from files on pre-paid health