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From the November 2000 ACP-ASIM Observer, copyright 2000 by the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine.

Calvin F. Kay, MACP

Calvin F. Kay, MACP, a former Deputy Executive Vice President of the College, died Jan. 21, 2000. He was 87 and a resident of Gladwyne, Pa.

Born in Iowa City, Iowa, Dr. Kay graduated from the University of Iowa in 1932 and from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1935. After a residency at Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Dr. Kay joined the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in 1940. During World War II, he served as a major in the U.S. Army.

He was named chief of University of Pennsylvania's renal disease section in 1945; chief of the cardiac section in 1952; and professor of medicine in 1962. He also served on several cardiovascular research teams for the National Institutes of Health.

After retiring from practice in 1971, Dr. Kay became Deputy Executive Vice President of the College, a position he held until 1979. He later became editor of the College's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program and helped develop the Medical Skills Library for the College.

Louis Weinstein, MACP

Louis Weinstein, MACP, died March 16, 2000. A long-time resident of the Boston area, he was 92.

Dr. Weinstein graduated from Yale University, where he also received a PhD in microbiology. He graduated from the Boston University School of Medicine in 1943 and served his internship at Boston City Hospital, where he worked with one of the first medical teams administering penicillin.

Dr. Weinstein spent 10 years at Haynes Memorial Hospital in Brighton, Mass., providing leadership during the polio epidemic of the 1950s. He worked from 1957 to 1975 at the New England Medical Center, where he founded the division of infectious diseases while serving as professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. After his retirement, he continued to work at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital and as a visiting professor at the Harvard University School of Medicine.

Dr. Weinstein authored more than 400 professional articles and completed almost 70 visiting professorships worldwide. In 1977, Tufts University School of Medicine established an annual lecture on infectious diseases in his name. Tufts School of Medicine also awards an annual Louis Weinstein Prize for outstanding student achievement in clinical medicine. Dr. Weinstein received a lifetime achievement award from the Massachusetts Medical Society in 1996.

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