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Robert Hare Egerton Elliott

Robert Hare Egerton Elliott, American physician, educator. Decorated commander American Society Most Venerable Order St. John Jerusalem, 1970. Diplomate National Board Medical Examiners, American Board Surgery.

Background

  • Elliott, Robert Hare Egerton was born on September 9, 1906 in Flushing, New York, United States. Son of Robert Hare Egerton and Fannie (Bogert) Elliott.

  • Education

    • Graduate magna cum laude, Kent (Connecticut) School, 1924. Bachelor of Science, Princeton, 1928. Doctor of Medicine Columbia, 1932, Medical Doctor of Science in Surgery, 1938.

      Special research fellow Cambridge (England) University, 1933.

    Career

    • Surgery intern Presbyterian Hospital, 1933-1935, surgical resident, 1935-1938, assistant surgery, 1941-1946, clinical director National Research Council study contaminated wounds and burns, 1942-1945, assistant attending surgeon, 1946-1949, associate attending surgeon, 1949-1952, chief East surgical service, 1952-1966, attending surgeon, 1952-1972, assistant vice president, 1966-1972, educational consultant health science, 1972-1977, also consultant in surgery. Assistant surgery Vanderbilt Clinic, 1938-1941, assistant chief clinic surgery, 1941-1946, chief clinic surgery 1946-1950. Associate attending surgeon Columbia div.

      Bellevue Hospital, 1949-1952. Civilian consultant surgery Station Hospital, United States Military Academy, 1949-1966. Consultant surgery Southhampton (New York) Hospital, 1956-1960, Harlem Hospital, 1964-1967.

      Member of faculty Columbia College Physicians and Surgeons, 1938-1972, professor clinical surgery, 1965-1972, associate dean Faculty Medicine, 1966-1972. Secretary, 1970; educational consultant health science Pace U., New York City, 1972-1974. Lewis Linn McArthur lecturer Frank Billings Foundation, Institute Medicine, Chicago, 1947.

      Member interdisciplinary commission on health manpower utilization and training New York Metropolitan Regional Medical Program, 1970-1972, associate director for health manpower, 1974-1976. Chairman department Christian social relations Episcopal Diocese New York, 1961-1962, member of council, 1958-1962, member standing committee, 1962-1966. Board of directors National Association Practical Nurse Edition and Service, 1969-1973, member Executive Committee, 1971-1974.

      Trustee Georgica Association, 1973-1976. Past trustee Fieldston Property Owners, Inc.

    Works

    • Contributor to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of faculty Columbia College Physicians and Surgeons, 1938-1972, professor clinical surgery, 1965-1972, associate dean Faculty Medicine, 1966-1972. Member interdisciplinary commission on health manpower utilization and training New York Metropolitan Regional Medical Program, 1970-1972, associate director for health manpower, 1974-1976. Chairman department Christian social relations Episcopal Diocese New York, 1961-1962.

    American College of Surgeons fellow. Member A.O. Whipple Surgical Society (past president), Society University Surgeons, New York Academy of Medicine, New York Surgical Society, American Thyroid Association, Society Alumni Presbyterian Hospital (past president), Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Omega Alpha. Clubs: Riverdale Yacht, Century Association.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Amelia Turnbull, November 20, 1935. Children: Mary Stewart (Mistress.
    • father: Robert Hare Egerton Elliott
    • mother: Fannie (Bogert) Elliott
    • spouse: Mary Amelia Turnbull
    • child: Mary Stewart (Mrs Elliott
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    Born September 9, 1906
    Died June 10, 1977
    (aged 70)
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