Dr. Vera Schectman


Russian immigrant. Graduate of the Women’s Medical College of UPenn. The first woman doctor at Beth Israel Hospital in Newark. On the staff at Beth Israel through 1970. Also had a practice in Newark. Also medical examiner for the Civil Service Commission for many years.

Jewish News, Jul 20, 1962
Jewish News Mar 5, 1971


Wingert, Dorothea. “Newark Doctor Left Russia As Girl To Fufill Ambition”

“Dr. Vera Schectman, Physician in Newark” Star Ledger Mar 2, 1971

S-08, Schectman, Vera, Newark News Morgue, Newark Library

“Dr. Vera Schectman, Dies at 80” Jewish News Mar 5 1971

“Dr. Vera Schetman” Jewish News Jul 20, 1962