Fleischner Society records, 1896, 1963-2003 (inclusive), 1969-1994 (bulk). H MS c198

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Records of the Fleischner Society.

Items in the Fleischner Society records, 1896, 1963-2003 (inclusive), 1969-1994 (bulk). H MS c198 Collection

The first Fleischner Lecture was given by Leo Rigler at the March 1971 Postgraduate Course held in Williamsburg, Virginia. The Fleischner Society annual meetings are held in conjunction with the Postgraduate Course.

Felix Fleischner was a Clinical Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School and the first full-time radiologist and Department Head at Beth Israel Hospital. Fleischner's research areas included pulmonary embolism, bronchiectasis, and emphysema.…

In the late 1960s, Fleischner and a small group of radiologists began to organize a thoracic radiology society. When the society was formally created in December 1969, Fleischner's colleagues named it the Fleischner Society, in memory of the…

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