Just published NYMC Biography page – Edwin Brown Jenks, M.D.

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Edwin Brown Jenks, M.D. (1877-1945), a member of the Class of 1901 at New York Medical College, founded the Diamond Point Emergency Medical Service, the first rural emergency medical service in New York State. The emergency medical service was started as a result of the lack of medical providers due to the military draft in WWII.

Learn more about Dr. Jenks and his story on the newly published NYMC Biography page here.

Interested in learning more about some of our fantastic alumni and former faculty from our storied history?  You can browse all our biographies here. The biographies index includes lists of faculty, alumni, and deans throughout NYMC’s history.