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Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Dr. Gray and Dr. Strome listen as Dean Reece reads a proclamation from the governor honoring Dr. Gray.
Dr. William Gray, associate professor in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (Oto-HNS) didn't spend the day of his retirement party relaxing or reflecting on his 30 years at the University School of Medicine. He spent October 15th the way he did many other Mondays, treating patients in the otorhinolarynology clinic, with a resident at his side learning all she could from this esteemed teacher.
"I often tell people that if our department had a heart and soul, it would be named Bill Gray," said Scott Strome, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. "He's personally responsible for the education of a significant percentage of the practicing otolaryngologists in the state of
Strome won't be quick to let such an asset to the department get away. "Although your retirement closes one chapter in the book of your professional career, I'm optimistic that the last chapters of your relationship with our department and the
It was a strong testament to Dr. Gray's teaching skills that former students and residents came from as far away as
The retirement ceremony ended with Dr. Strome and E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, dean of the
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David Ramsay (left) and Brit Kirwan have both benefitted from Dr. Gray's expertise.
Past and present colleagues and residents of Dr. Gray's gather for a group photo in Davidge Hall. Some came from as far away as California for the ceremony.