In Remembrance: Sherwin B. Nuland ’55MD Died on March 3 2014

Dr. Sherwin B. Nuland, a surgeon and author whose book How We Die won the National Book Award in 1994, died of prostate cancer March 3, 2014, at his home in Hamden, Connecticut.  He was 83. He was a surgeon at Yale–New Haven Hospital for 30 years and a clinical professor of surgery at Yale School of Medicine, before he retired from medicine to write.

A full story appeared in the New York Times on March 5, 2014.

Read Bruce Fellman’s profile of Dr. Nuland from the October 2000 issue of the Yale Alumni Magazine.

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