Leveroos, Edward Herbert

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New Orleans LA
Mentioned in the 1949-11-07-02 Minutes of the Pima County Medical Society, 1904-1954.
Name appears as “Levereaux.”

J Am Med Assoc, Jun 1956; 161: 541: DR. LEVEROOS TO LEAVE COUNCIL ON MEDICAL EDUCATION AND HOSPITALS. Dr. Edward H. Leveroos, Director, Division of Hospitals and Graduate Education of the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals, will leave the American Medical Association staff on July 1 to become Director of the Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans. During his period with the American Medical Association, Dr. Leveroos was responsible for the planning, organization, and direction of the activities of the graduate education section of the Council, including the program of approval of hospitals for intern and residency training. He has played an important role in correlating the activities of the Council in the field of residency training in the specialties with those of the American boards concerned. He also maintained liaison with the American boards and with the appropriate sections of the Armed Services, Veterans Administration, the United States Public Health Service, and various civilian agencies engaged in graduate medical education. His duties included the preparation of the Annual Report on Internships and Residencies and the lists of hospitals approved for graduate training published annually in The Journal.
The Council on Medical Education and Hospitals wishes to acknowledge with appreciation the constructive contributions Dr. Leveroos has made to its program and to the over-all field of graduate medical education.
JAMA, Aug 1960; 173: 1848: Leveroos, Edward Herbert; New Orleans; born in Superior, Wis., June 12, 1910; University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, 1940; interned at the Minneapolis General Hospital; president-elect of the Louisiana Hospital Association; secretary-treasurer of the Hospital Service Association of New Orleans; member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and Alpha Kappa Kappa; colonel, U. S. Air Force Reserve; command surgeon for the 5th Fighter Command of the Army Air Corps during World War II; served as clinical director of the Veterans Administration Hospital in Hines, Ill.; later became director, Division of Hospitals and Graduate Education, American Medical Association; director of the Ochsner Foundation Hospital; died June 19, aged 50.
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