DR. BERTRAM M. BERNHEIM RESEARCH PROFESSORSHIP IN SURGERY
Established in 1987 by Bertram Bernheim Jr. in honor of his father, with support from other members of the Bernheim family

Image Credit: Johns Hopkins Medicine Dept. of Surgery Development Office BERTRAM M. BERNHEIM, A&S 1905, a Hopkins surgeon who did pioneering work in blood transfusion and vascular surgery, was an early advocate of patients' rights and of group medical practices. He was instrumental in establishing public ambulance service by the Baltimore City Fire Department. Besides writing many professional articles, Dr. Bernheim was also an award-winning author of books for the layman including A Surgeon's Domain, Adventures in Blood Transfusion, and The Story of Johns Hopkins. (Pictured from the left: Bertram M. Bernheim, I.W. Burnham II, and Bertram Bernheim Jr.)

 

BERTRAM "PETE" BERNHEIM JR., A&S 1937, retired from the Air Force in 1963 as a lieutenant colonel, going on to successful careers as an electronic data processing manager and then as a stockbroker. Other contributors to the professorship were Pete's brother, I.W. BURNHAM II; his sister, MINDA B. WELTZER; nephews JON M. BURNHAM and THOMAS B. HESS; and niece WENDY KAYE.

 

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