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Tom Forbes remembered

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2012 - Autumn


When I was in medical school one of our anatomy professors, Tom Forbes, taught an optional course about the history of anatomy. It was held once a week at lunch time. Professor Forbes would bring wonderful butter cookies that his wife had baked, and we would listen to him talk about Vesalius and the other great anatomists while eating cookies. He would pass around the original anatomy books from the Cushing Collection for us to examine during class. It was one of the real highlights of the first two years of medical school.

Albert Ungricht, M.D. ’82
Salt Lake City