History of Medicine Library Exhibit

January 31, 2013 at 11:07 am

John H. M. Fallon, MDSelections From the John H. M. Fallon, M.D., (1901-1951) Collection

Dr. Fallon was appointed a Fellow in Surgery at the Mayo Foundation in 1927.  As well as assisting Dr. W. J. Mayo during his last years of performing surgery, he was also first assistant to Dr. Waltman Walters.  While at Mayo, Dr. Fallon was active in the Salerno Club, which later became Mayo Clinic History of Medicine Society, and the Surgeons’ Travel Club.  He left Mayo in 1929 and joined his father, also a physician, at the Fallon Clinic in Worcester, Massachusetts and began his life work in surgery. 

This exhibit will be on display in the History of Medicine Library, Plummer 15-07 and can be seen during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Please contact Hilary J. Lane, History of Medicine Library Coordinator at (507) 284-3676 or e.mail lane.hilary@mayo.edu for information.

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