Gilbert Burnett Forbes, MD, passed away June 26, 2003. A much-beloved figure, he remained active in the Medical Center and Department of Pediatrics at the University of Rochester in New York until a short time before his final illness. He was a creative scholar who led by example and by personal involvement in a broad range of activities at the medical center.
Dr Forbes was a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, class of 1940. He remained in Rochester for a year after graduation for a pediatric internship before going to St Louis Children's Hospital at Washington University (St Louis, Mo) to complete his residency training.
McAnarney E. Gilbert Burnett Forbes, MD (1915-2003). Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003;157(10):952. doi:10.1001/archpedi.157.10.952