Title

John Heysham Gibbon, Jr. Memorial Service

Document Type

Audio File

Date

2-13-1973

Comments

This memorial was held in Mitchell Hall at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia on February 13, 1973.

Dr. John Gibbon was best known for developing the heart-lung machine, performing the first open-heart operation in 1953, and initiating a new era in cardiovascular surgery.

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Language

English