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Running head: THE LIFE OF IDA M. CANNON1The Life of Ida M. CannonSade P.BossWalden University
THE LIFE OF IDA M. CANNON2The Life of Ida M. CannonIda M.Cannon is known for her work in the medical field and her contributions to the field of social work by designing the area of medical social work.She began her career in the medical field as a nurse and worked as a nurse for two years.During this time,she studied sociology at the University of Minnesota here is where her passion for the field of social work began.With the medical experience of a nurse and the knowledge of a sociologist,Cannon saw the importance of having social services in the medical arena.She decided to attend the Boston School of Social Work.While attending school,she lived with her older brother and his family.Through her brother,she met Dr.Richard Clarke Cabot,who was preparing a new innovative program that would help strengthen the community's relationship to the hospital.

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