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Register of the Milton Irwin Roemer Papers, 1955-1973 (?)
MSS 91-38  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Data
  • Scope Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Milton Irwin Roemer Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1955-1973 (?)
    Collection number: MSS 91-38
    Creator: Roemer, Milton Irwin, 1916-
    Extent: 1 carton, 1 box
    Repository: 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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Gift of Joan Trauner.


    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Milton Irwin Roemer Papers, MSS 91-38, Archives & Special Collections, UCSF Library & CKM

    Biographical Data

    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), Comparative National Policies on Health Care (1977), and Ambulatory Health Services in America (1981).

    Scope Note

    Includes correspondence, publications, meeting minutes from files on pre-paid health care.