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Hedblom, Carl Arthur

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Chicago IL
Professor of Surgery from the University of Illinois Medical School.
See 10/31/1927 Minutes of the Pima County Medical Society, 1904-1954.

J Am Med Assoc, Jun 1934; 102: 2039: Carl Arthur Hedblom -- since 1926 professor of surgery at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, died suddenly, June 6, of coronary thrombosis, while attending a meeting of the American Surgical Association in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Hedblom was born in Dayton, Iowa, March 5, 1879. He was educated at the Colorado College where he received his B.A. in 11907, M.A., in 1908, and an honorary D.Sc., in 1921. In 1911 he received his M.D. from Harvard University Medical School and a Ph.D. from the Mayo Foundation of the University of Minnesota in 1920. He was an intern at the Massachusetts General Hospital from 1911 to 1913 and then went to Shanghai, where he was professor of surgery at the Harvard Medical School in China until 1916. In 1916 he entered the Mayo Foundation as a fellow in surgery and from 1919 to 1924 was head of the section on general and thoracic surgery at the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Hedblom was professor of surgery at the University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, from 1924 to 1926, when he came as professor of surgery to the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He was a member of the Society of Clinical Surgery, American Surgical Association and the Western Surgical Association ; member and past president of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery and fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Hedblom was head of the surgical department at the Research and Educational Hospital of the University of Illinois and senior surgeon to St. Luke's Hospital, consulting surgeon at the Edward Hines Jr. Hospital, Hines, Ill., and the Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium.
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