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This edition: The History of Bellevue Hospital with David Oshinsky

Episode Details

Original tape date: February 14, 2017.

First aired: February 27, 2017.

Bellevue Hospital - It was the first hospital to have an ambulance corps, a maternity ward, and an on-site medical school. It was on the front lines in the fight against devastating epidemics of yellow fever, cholera and typhus. And against the scourge of AIDS, and even Ebola. And yet it’s best known as a destination for people who are insane. Bob is joined by historian David Oshinsky, a professor of history and medicine at NYU. He’s a Pulitzer-Prize winner and author of the new book, “BELLEVUE: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America’s Most Storied Hospital.”

Guest List

David Oshinsky Author, “Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital“