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Mair-Selma2 - still image

Mair-Selma2 - still image

The founder of nursing at Jerusalem's Sha'arei Zedek Hospital, and initially its only registered nurse, Schwester Selma (Selma Mair) served devotedly as matron, head nurse, house mother and director of the hospital's nursing school, treating patients and students alike with compassion and professionalism.

Institution: Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem

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