Harrison H. Shoulders, Sr. Biographical File

Summary Information

Repository
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Title
Harrison H. Shoulders, Sr. Biographical File
Date
1956 - 1956
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet
Abstract
Biographical file includes photographs, a 'Who's Who' listing, American Medical Association information, and newspaper clippings.

Preferred Citation

Shoulders, Harrison H., Sr. (1886-1963). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Dr. Harrison H. Shoulders, Sr., served as the 100th president of the American Medical Association in 1946. He graduated from the University of Nashville Medical School and interned at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. Shoulders served several surgical residencies at prestigious New York hospitals before serving as an Army surgeon during World War I. Upon his return to Nashville, Shoulders began a private surgical practice, which he held for 40 years. Dr. Shoulders retired in 1956 and passed away in 1963.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Military Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Vanderbilt Alumni

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