Dr Abraham Flexner (Abraham Flexner)

Dr Abraham Flexner

Medical Pioneer, Educator. He prepared the “Flexner Report” for the Carnegie Foundation based on medical education in America which prompted the now standard four year system. Worked for Rockefeller Foundation and became first director of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University; recruited many scholars, including Albert Einstein to work there. Autobiography published 1940, “I Remember.” Life Magazine numbered him among the 100 most important Americans of the twentieth century. (bio by: Mike Maloney)  Family links:  Spouse:  Anne L Crawford Flexner (1874 – 1955)* *Calculated relationship

Born

  • November, 13, 1866
  • USA

Died

  • September, 09, 1959
  • USA

Cemetery

  • Cave Hill Cemetery
  • Kentucky
  • USA

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