Rochester General Hospital Edition
We’re celebrating Rochester’s rich nursing history! Firsts in nursing education, activism and practice all happened right here in the Genesee Valley. Below are links to articles and digital collections (with pictures!) detailing important moments in Upstate NY nursing. Special thanks to the Rochester Medical Museum and Archives.
- Outstanding Rochester Nurses. Rochester Medical Museum and Archives.
- Genesee Valley Nurses Association 1891-2000. Genesee Valley Nurses Association.
- The Nurse Practice Act. Rochester Medical Museum and Archives.
- New York Heritage: Rochester Regional Medical Museum and Archives. New York Heritage Digital Collections.
The first and second graduating classes of the Rochester City Hospital
School of Nursing (1883/4)
Photo courtesy of Rochester Medical Museum and Archives
Bibliography by Rachel Becker, MLIS
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