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Robert Fife

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 13 January 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:f7516
  1. Frank Dunn

Robert Fife was widely regarded as one of the outstanding physicians and cardiologists of his generation. After a distinguished undergraduate career and a period of military service in North Africa, his early postgraduate training was at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, and it was there he became interested in cardiology, under the supervision of J H Wright. Dr Wright was a most influential figure in Glasgow medicine and in the development of cardiology. Robert Fife was one of his protégés, and this period laid …

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