Tribute to Bertha Shamer

 

Bertha Shamer

 

Baltimore, MD

 

Albion, MI

 

White

 

Methodist

 

Samuel Fletcher Tapman

 

Mary Pahymer

 

Maurice E. Shamer, M.D

 

Miriam S. Daly, Margaret S. Petersen Quigley, David Howard Shamer

 

Walter Tapman, Samuel Tapman, Jr., Howard Tapman

 

Eastern High School, Baltimore, MD Women's Medical College, Baltimore, MD graduated in 1906

 

Physician

 

Private Practice

 

Worked in the Pharmacy of Harriet Lane Clinic, Johns Hopkins Hospital 1906 to 1908 Baltimore City Juvenile Court - did physical examinations on orphans and juvenile delinquents who went through the court 1907 to 1912 Private practice of general medicine, mostly women and children. Offices on Greenmount Avenue and 3300 West North Avenue in Baltimore.

 

American Women's Medical Association - charter member of the Washington-Baltimore Branch.

 

Obstetrics and gynecology

 

Practiced medicine in Baltimore when women physicians were rare. Delivered babies at home and in Baltimore hospitals.