Dr. Edelstein is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who works with children, adolescents, and adults. After graduating from Jefferson Medical College in 1965 with the first class of women, she completed her internship at Bryn Mawr and did her residency training in Psychiatry at Hahneman University Hospital and Albert Einstein Medical Center. She did her analytic training at the Philadelphia Association for Psychoanalysis.
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Oral history was edited by Kelsey Duinkerken, February 2015
Interview was conducted by Kelsey Duinkerken with Dr. Merle Edelstein on December 28, 2014
Edelstein, Merle and Duinkerken, Kelsey, "Merle Gross Salerno Edelstein" (2014). First Women at Jefferson Oral Histories. 4.