Lawrence E. Young, MD
After graduation from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1939, with the exception of a brief period as an assistant in bacteriology and in medicine at Johns Hopkins (1941-1942), Lawrence Young rose through the faculty ranks in the Department of Medicine at Rochester. Between 1957 and 1974, he was the Charles A. Dewey Professor and Chairman of the Department of Medicine. In July 1974, Dr. Young relinquished his position as Chairman of the Department of Medicine and assumed a new position as Alumni Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine and Director of the University of Rochester Associated Hospitals Program in Internal Medicine. Dr. Young's resignation from the Chairmanship of the Department of Medicine by no means implies retirement, but rather a transfer of his boundless energies and intense dedication to a new series of responsibilities. The change in his status provided the stimulus for many of Larry
Weed RI. Festschrift in Honor of Lawrence E. Young, MD. Arch Intern Med. 1975;135(10):1291–1292. doi:10.1001/archinte.1975.00330100017003
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