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Biographical entry Smith, Stewart Arthur (1880 - 1961)

Born
1 December 1880
Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
Died
5 February 1961
Occupation
Physician

Summary

Steward Smith was a physician who held senior teaching positions in several of Sydney's principal hospitals and well as lecturing at the University of Sydney. He was widely respected for his teaching in clinical medicine. Smith was a member of the Association of Physicians of Australasia and influential in the establishment of he Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He held executive roles in the College for nearly 20 years, including that of President 1946 - 1948. As inaugural treasurer he responsible for setting policy for the financial affairs of College and the management of College property. He was also active in promoting medical research, advocating the setting up the medical research fund of the Life Offices Association of Australia, and serving as Chairman of the Research Advisory Committee of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

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1903
Education - MB ChM, University of Sydney
1903 - 1904
Career position - Resident Medical Officer, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
1904 -
Career position - In general practice, Glebe, New South Wales
1905 - 1912
Career position - Demonstrator in Anatomy, University of Sydney
1910 - 1925
Career position - Honorary Assistant physician, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
1912 - 1919
Career position - Lecturer, University of Sydney
1913 - 1915
Career position - Acting Professor of Medicine, University of Sydney
1914 - 1920
Career position - Assistant Physician, St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
1920 - 1925
Career position - Honorary Physician, St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney
1925 - 1938
Career position - Honorary Physician, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
1930 - 1938
Career position - Member, Association of Physicians of Australasia
1938 -
Career position - Lecturer in postgraduate medicine and Director of the Medical Unit, Prince Henry's Hospital. Sydney
1938 - 1944
Career position - Treasurer, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
1938 - 1961
Career position - Founding Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
1946 - 1948
Career position - President, Royal College of Pathologists of Australia
1948 - 1956
Career position - Member of Council, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
1949
Career position - Fellow, Royal College of Physicians, London
1949
Career position - Inaugural Chairman, Australian Rheumatism Council
1951 - 1957
Career position - Chairman, Research Advisory Committee, Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Published resources

Books

  • McDonald, G. L., Roll of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Sydney, 1988, 332 pp. Details

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