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Arthur Carlton Ernstene, American physician. Recipient Gold Heart award American Heart Association, 1964. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine (member sub-specialty board on cardiovascular disease 1956-1961).


Ernstene, Arthur Carlton was born on August 4, 1901 in Parker, South Dakota, United States. Son of Edwin Carl and Alice (Goddard) Ernstene.


Bachelor of Arts, State University Iowa, 1922, Doctor of Medicine 1925. Honorary Doctor of Science, John Carroll U., 1959, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1964.


; 1 son, Marshall Paul. Married second, Audra N. Miller, November 20, 1954. Intern Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, 1925-1926.

Assistant resident Thorndike Memorial Laboratory, Boston City Hospital, 1926-1927, resident 1927-1928. Research associate Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, 1928-1932. Assistant in medicine Harvard, 1927-1930, instructor, 1930-1932.

Head department cardiovascular disease Cleveland Clinic, 1932-1948, chairman division medicine, 1948-1966.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Coronary Heart Disease, 1948. Also articles and papers in field.


Served as lieutenant commander Medical Corps, United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1944. Fellow American College of Physicians (governor Ohio 1957-1963, regent 1963-1969, president 1965-1966), American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member of the American Medical Association (secretary section internal medicine 1953-1956, chairman 1956-1957), American Clinical and Climatological Association (Vice-President 1950), American Society for Clinical Investigation, Central Society Clinical Research, Association American Physicians, American (director 1953-1963.

Club Cleveland Medical library association (trustee), Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha, Phi Kappa Psi, Nu Sigma Nu.


Married Beatrice McGarvey, June 25, 1925 (deceased.; married second, Audra N. Miller, November 20, 1954.

Edwin Carl Ernstene

Alice (Goddard) Ernstene

Beatrice McGarvey

Audra N. Miller