Edwin L. Williams Biographical File

Summary Information

Repository
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Title
Edwin L. Williams Biographical File
Date
1998 - 1998
Extent
0.0 Cubic feet
Abstract
Photographs of Dr. Edwin Williams, and a list of books purchased for EBL Special Collections with his funding.

Preferred Citation

Williams, Edwin L. (1917-1974). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Dr. Edwin Lea Williams was born in 1917 in Maryville, Tennessee. After graduating from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1942, he completed an internship and residency training in Obstetrics/Gynecology at Vanderbilt University Hospital. He also served as the chief resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University. Following completion of his specialty training and active military duty, Dr. Williams entered private practice in Nashville. His office was initially located in the Medical Arts Building and he hospitalized all his patients at Vanderbilt University Hospital. During his several years in practice, he received one of highest compliments a physician can receive-he was entrusted with the care of the wives of many physicians, medical students, and house officers at Vanderbilt. Dr. Williams was an active participant in the teaching and training programs for medical students and house officers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He died in 1974

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • VUMC History

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