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Yale Medicine Magazine, 2007 - Spring


Morris A. Wessel, M.D. ’43, has retired from the Clifford Beers Clinic, the oldest outpatient behavioral health clinic in the United States, after 35 years of service as a pediatrician and advocate for children and families. The clinic announced that their new national trauma center will now be named the Morris Wessel Child and Family Trauma Center of the Clifford Beers Clinic. Wessel cared for generations of New Haven children as a pediatrician in practice from 1951 until his retirement in 1993.