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From the July ACP Internist, copyright 2011 by the American College of Physicians

Everett W. Sanderson, FACP

Everett W. Sanderson, FACP, a teacher, educator and long-time practicing internist, died on May 25 at the age of 87.

Dr. Sanderson received his medical degree from Baylor University School of Medicine before interning at Milwaukee County General Hospital. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Veteran's Hospital and a fellowship in endocrinology at Jefferson Davis Hospital, both in Houston, Texas.

Dr. Sanderson then moved to Sioux Falls, S.D., where he practiced medicine for more than 50 years. He served as chief of medicine at both McKennan and Sioux Valley Hospitals, and chief of staff as well as chair of the coronary care unit at McKennan. He was a leader in many health-related organizations and also taught students and residents from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine.

Dr. Sanderson served as ACP Governor for South Dakota from 1976 to 1980 and received his chapter's Laureate Award in 2005. A full obituary is online.

Bowen E. Taylor, FACP

Bowen E. Taylor, FACP, a cardiologist and educator, died May 14, 2011 at the age of 92.

Dr. Taylor earned his undergraduate degree from University of Nebraska-Lincoln and his medical degree from University of Nebraska Medical School. He completed his internship at the same institution before serving two years in the U.S. Army.

After nine months of general practice in West Point, Neb., Dr. Taylor spent four years at the Mayo Clinic. He received his Master of Science in Medicine in 1950 from the University of Minnesota. After completing specialty training in cardiology, he joined the Lincoln Clinic, where he practiced internal medicine and cardiology until 1991.

He also practiced at Bryan Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, where he was instrumental in establishing the first coronary care and intensive care units in the area. He served as the hospital's chief of staff in l975 and 1976 and was on the board of trustees from 1973-1979.

Dr. Taylor also served as clinical assistant professor of internal medicine at the University of Nebraska's College of Medicine. He taught nurses, students, and physicians through the Bryan School of Nursing, the internship programs at Bryan Memorial Hospital, and the Lincoln Medical Education Foundation residency program.

Dr. Taylor served as Governor for ACP's Nebraska Chapter from l980 to l984 and received the Nebraska Laureate in 1991.

A full obituary is online.

Paul Florentino, FACP

Paul Florentino, FACP, Governor of the College's Virginia chapter, died on June 19 at the age of 56.

Dr. Florentino received his undergraduate degree from Colgate University and his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Cornell Cooperating Hospitals- Memorial Sloan Kettering and North Shore University Hospitals.

Dr. Florentino served as a U.S. Air Force flight surgeon following residency and later practiced at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences as a civilian pulmonary/internal medicine specialist. At the time of his death, Dr. Florentino was Deputy Commander of Medical Services at National Naval Medical Center, the only civilian to have ever held this position.

He became a Fellow of the College in 1994 and had just begun serving as Governor of the Virginia Chapter. A full obituary is online.

Luis Landa, MACP

Luis Landa, MACP, died on April 17 at the age of 84. Dr. Landa became a Master of the College in 1992 and served as ACP Governor for Mexico from 1980 to 1984.

Eduardo Barroso, FACP

Eduardo Barroso, FACP, died on June 18 at the age of 90. Dr. Barroso became a Fellow of the College in 1961 and served as ACP Governor of Mexico from 1970 to 1976.

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