Harold Lester Hirsh papers
Collection Scope and Content
Materials in this collection include Dr. Harold Hirsh's law and medical publications, papers, awards, certificates, plaques, books, videos and audio tapes. The collection covers the years 1939 to 1994.
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- Creation: 1939-1994
- Hirsh, Harold L. (Person)
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Historical or Biographical Note
Dr. Harold Hirsh holds both M.D. and J.D. degrees, and was formerly a member of the GW faculty. Through the generosity of he and his wife Jane, GW created the Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program. The Hirsh Program, operating within the Department of Health Policy, is the portal through which law degree candidates and lawyers enter the health law and policy pursuits of the School of Public Health and Health Services.
These pursuits focus on topics such as health policy, the health care system and industry, environmental and occupational health, international health, and prevention and community health. The program's emphasis is on individualized course planning and career guidance with students is a hallmark of the program.
This note was written in 2005
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Dr. Harold Hirsh holds both the M.D. and J.D. degrees, and was formerly a member of the GW faculty. Materials in this collection include Dr. Harold Hirsh's law and medical publications, papers, awards, certificates, plaques, books, videos and audio tapes. The collection covers the years 1939 to 1994.
Acquisition information for this collection is unknown.
- Preliminary Guide to the Harold Lester Hirsh papers , 1939-1994
- Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English