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DR. DE BAKEY GIVEN DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

DR. DE BAKEY GIVEN DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD Dr. Michael E. De Bakey of Houston, Texas, chairman of the department of surgery at Baylor University College of Medicine, was chosen to receive the American Medical Association's Distinguished Service medal on June 8 at the annual meeting in Atlantic City. The many names submitted to the Board of Trustees were screened and the three they selected were voted on by the House of Delegates, The gold medal, one of medicine's highest awards, was bestowed on Dr. De Bakey at the inaugural ceremonies on June 9. Dr. De Bakey is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, where he taught for many years. He has made many contributions to the advance of heart and blood vessel surgery, including the development of the milkingaction pump which has been widely used in heartlung machines. He has been a member of the Council on Scientific Assembly of the American http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

DR. DE BAKEY GIVEN DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

JAMA , Volume 170 (8) – Jun 20, 1959

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American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1959 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
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1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1959.03010080073016
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Abstract

Dr. Michael E. De Bakey of Houston, Texas, chairman of the department of surgery at Baylor University College of Medicine, was chosen to receive the American Medical Association's Distinguished Service medal on June 8 at the annual meeting in Atlantic City. The many names submitted to the Board of Trustees were screened and the three they selected were voted on by the House of Delegates, The gold medal, one of medicine's highest awards, was bestowed on Dr. De Bakey at the inaugural ceremonies on June 9. Dr. De Bakey is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, where he taught for many years. He has made many contributions to the advance of heart and blood vessel surgery, including the development of the milkingaction pump which has been widely used in heartlung machines. He has been a member of the Council on Scientific Assembly of the American

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jun 20, 1959

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