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Please check out our newest post over on the SHGAPE blog.
How were “fake physicians” or illegal forms of medical practice in early-twentieth-century New York City policed? What were women’s roles in this? Lizzie Evens helps us to answer these questions and to understand the history of medical professionalism and surveillance in her post this week about the story of detective Frances Benzecry and her work with the NYPD and New York County Medical Society.