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Dr. Michael Hume, was a former chief of surgery at New England Baptist Hospital.

A resident of Boston and Martha's Vineyard, Dr. Hume was a leader in the field of vascular surgery and a founding member and president of the American Venous Forum and the New England Society for Vascular Surgery.

A native of Danbury, Conn., Dr. Hume received his undergraduate degree from Yale University in 1945 and his medical degree from Columbia University in 1950. He completed his internship and residency in surgery at Roosevelt Hospital in New York City and his cardiovascular fellowship at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut.

Michael Hume died July 10, 1993. He did his residency training at Roosevelt Hospital and fellowships at Yale-New Haven. He was a Markle Scholar from 1959 to 1964 and a Fulbright Scholar from 1966 to 1967. A leading specialist in the field of cardiovascular surgery, he conducted research on the diagnosis of arterial and venous thrombosis and the evaluation of thrombolytic agents. He was chairman of surgery at New England Baptist Hospital and professor of surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Hume served in the Navy from 1944 to 1946. He is survived by his wife, Constance.

From the Yale Vascular History Powerpoint.


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