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Dr. Bertram M. Bernheim Research Professorship in Surgery

BernheimBertramBERTRAM M. BERNHEIM, A&S 1905, a Hopkins surgeon who did pioneering work in blood transfusion and vascular surgery, was an early advocate of patients’ rights and of group medical practices. He was instrumental in establishing public ambulance service by the Baltimore City Fire Department. Besides writing many professional articles, Dr. Bernheim was also an award-winning author of books for the layman including A Surgeon’s Domain, Adventures in Blood Transfusion, and The Story of Johns Hopkins. (Pictured from the left: Bertram M. Bernheim, I.W. Burnham II, and Bertram Bernheim Jr.)