Our Emergency Room on the 200-year old Exam Table: Nineteenth-Century Medicine, Twenty-first Century Disparities, and their Integration through a Large Database and Modern Statistics

Julia Rosenbloom

Massachusetts General Hospital

Julia Micol Rosenbloom is a staff pediatric anesthesiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. A graduate of Harvard College and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Rosenbloom completed her medical training at Yale-New Haven Hospital and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She is currently studying for a Master of Public Health at the Harvard School of Public Health and conducting a survey study on parental attitudes toward pediatric acute pain management in the perioperative period. She has published in the fields of nineteenth-century American medical/anesthesia history and disparities in medicine.      


Racial/ethnic and sex disparities in modern acute pain management have been well-documented since the 1990s. Multiple studies have used national databases to show that nonwhites are less likely than white non-Hispanics to... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Julia Rosenbloom (Massachusetts General Hospital)

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