Tribute to William Earle Matory, Sr., M.D., FACS


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Tribute to William Earle Matory, Sr., M.D., FACS

  1. 1. Tribute to William Earle Matory, Sr., M.D., FACS Thursday, May 7, 2009 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Ambulatory Care Center Tower Auditorium Washington, DC 20060 William Earle Matory, Sr., M.D., FACS
  2. 2. Program Agenda <ul><li>Moderator: Edward E. Cornwell III, M.D., FACS, FACM </li></ul><ul><li>Opening Prayer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reverend, Dr. Bernard Richardson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dean, Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Howard University </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Welcoming Remarks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Robert E. Taylor, M.D., Ph.D </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dean, College of Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tributes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Edward E. Cornwell III, M.D., FACS, FCCM, FWACS (Hon.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., M.D., Professor and Chairman </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Department of Surgery, Howard University Hospital </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., M.D., FACS, FWACS (Hon.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Charles R. Drew Professor of Surgery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Howard University, College of Medicine </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Program Agenda (continued) <ul><ul><li>L.D. Britt, M.D., MPH, FACS, FCCM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brickhouse Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Executive Director, Society of Black Academic Surgeons (SBAS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Samuel Adebenojo, M.D., FACS, FWACS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secretary General, West Africa College of Surgeons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fred Cason, M.D., FACS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate Professor of Surgery, Residency Program Director </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Toledo College of Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Historian, Surgical Section National Medical Association & SBAS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Suryanarayana Siram, M.D., FACS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate Professor of Surgery, Chief, Trauma & Critical Care Howard University Hospital </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jose C. Brillante </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Surgical Laboratory Technician </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Howard University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Robert H. Williams, M.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate Professor, Community and Family Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Howard University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fernando Daniels III, M.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Howard University Hospital </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Former Medical Director and Assistant Chief, D.C. Fire/EMS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Final Remarks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rita Rigor-Matory </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. William Earle Matory, Sr., M.D., FACS October 1, 1928 – January 26, 2009 <ul><li>Dr. William Earle Matory has distinguished himself as a Howard University alumnus, a surgeon, teacher and innovator with local and national leadership recognition. Dr. Matory is known locally and nationally for his contributions to trauma care, burn care, continuing medical education, participation in American College o f Surgeons, participation in the National Medical Association and the developer of a number of new programs at Howard University, including the Family Practice Training Program and department. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>His activity in the Howard University College of Liberal Arts included being the business manager of the campus newspaper, The Hilltop , 880-yard runner on the 1947 CIAA Championship track team, member of the student council, and president of the Class of 1949. He also is president of the Howard University Medical Class of 1953. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>His medical specialty training includes an internship in Philadelphia General Hospital and surgical residency at Freedmen’s Hospital system, which included the Staten Island United States Public Health Hospital and Norfolk Community Hospital. His residency was interrupted by service as captain in the United States Air Force (Japan) from 1955 to 1957. He was certified by the American Board of Surgery in 1961 and recertified in 1980. He served a surgical fellowship from 1961 to 1962 and a renal fellowship at Howard University Hospital with the late Edward Hawthorne from 1963 to 1965, and received special renal dialysis training at the District of Columbia Veterans Administrative Hospital from 1964 to 1996. He was responsible for the burn service at Howard University Hospital. His general surgery practice, from 1960 until his retirement from practice in 1997, included trauma care and general surgery with special interest in colon/rectal surgery. He is licensed to practice medicine in Washington, D.C. and Maryland. </li></ul><ul><li>He became professor of surgery, Howard University College of Medicine, in 1971. His teaching contributions include the teaching of gastrointestinal surgery and trauma care and the development of the popular course: Surgical Skills course: Surgical Pathophysiology. He had had full responsibility in the surgery curriculum for 37 years involving approximately 4,000 medical students. He developed the primary care and </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  5. 5. William Earle Matory, Sr., M.D., FACS (continued) October 1, 1928 – January 26, 2009 <ul><li>surgical fellowships for rising junior students. The 100 student- surgical fellows and primary care student fellows include winners of competitive forums throughout the country. He was awarded the Student Council Teaching and Leadership Award in 1962, 1982 and 1984; Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society faculty induction in 1983 and the Distinguished Scholar – Teacher Award in the Howard University Health Affairs division in 1985. He has received multiple other University and community awards. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Additional activity in the College of Medicine includes the following: He was director of the Medical Education for National Defense Program (MEND) for training in mass casualty care from 1961 to 1967. He developed the Howard University program in Continuing Medical Education (CME) in 1965, the first among the CME programs in the Washington Metropolitan area to be certified by the American Medical Association (AMA), the Liaison Council of Continuing Medical Education, and currently the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. (The Howard University CME program has been continuously certified with frequent commendations since its inception. It is a dependable source for CME certification for Howard faculty and community physicians.) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>He established the Department of Family Practice and served as its first chairman from 1970 to 1979. He was co-founder of the Physician Assistant Training Program at Howard in 1972. He initiated the Annual Resident/Faculty Competitive Research Forum and the &quot;Magnificent Professor&quot; Recognition Ceremony in 1986. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>His hospital activity includes the directorship of the Emergency Care Area at Freedmen’s Hospital/Howard University Hospital from 1960 to 1982. (The Freedmen’s Hospital/Howard University Hospital emergency medical system was the leading hospital emergency system in the Washington Metropolitan area from 1962 to 1980.) He reorganized the Howard University Hospital ambulatory care system to ease emergency care follow-up and facilitate continuity. He began the hemodialysis service at Freedmen’s Hospital in 1966 and introduced vascular as a service in 1970 in preparation for the Howard University Hospital chronic dialysis and renal transplantation programs. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  6. 6. Dr. William E. Matory Memorial Fund Distinguished Professorship in Surgery <ul><li>Donations should be made payable to </li></ul><ul><li>“ H.U. College of Medicine” </li></ul><ul><li>And mailed to the attention of: </li></ul><ul><li>Karine A. Sewell </li></ul><ul><li>Director of Development </li></ul><ul><li>Howard University College of Medicine </li></ul><ul><li>2225 Georgia Avenue, NW, Suite 922 </li></ul><ul><li>Washington, DC 20059 </li></ul><ul><li>** Please be certain that “Matory Professorship Memorial Fund” is written in the memo </li></ul><ul><li>section of the check. </li></ul>