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1960s - White

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2003 - Winter


Augustus A. White III, M.D., Ph.D., HS ’66, orthopaedic surgeon-in-chief emeritus at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the Ellen and Melvin Gordon Professor of Medical Education at Harvard Medical School and master in the Oliver Wendell Holmes Society, was awarded the 2002 Elmer and Rosemary Nix Ethics Award at the October annual meeting of the Clinical Orthopaedic Society (COS) in Indianapolis. The COS is an invitational society established in 1912 that focuses on clinical practice. White was recognized for his life’s work in teaching the ethical practice of orthopaedics. In June, he was also named to the National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities of the National Institutes of Health.

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