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Burrow, Gerard, 2007 March 7

Call Number: RU 1037


  • 2007 March 7


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Collection materials are closed to research until January 1, 2029, after which access is subject to review by University Archives staff.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Biographical / Historical

Yale Medical School Dean, 1992-1997

Burrow received his B.A. degree from Brown University in 1954 and his M.D. from Yale in 1958. He remained at Yale as a resident, post-doc, instructor, and assistant and associate professor. In 1975-76, he was a full professor in the medical school. A renowned endocrinologist, he was professor and physician-in-chief at the Toronto General Hospital in the late 1970s and 1980s. Prior to his appointment as Dean of the Yale Medical School he served as dean and vice chancellor at the University of California at San Diego. He led the Yale medical school through a difficult period of transition and succeeded in promoting science and education with reduced external support. After his retirement he served as special advisor to President Levin for health affairs. His is the author of a history of the medical school published in 2002.

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