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Philip Kramer Bondy

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 10 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2537
  1. Jessica Bondy

Born in New York City to Eugene Lyons Bondy and Irene Kramer Bondy, Philip Kramer Bondy was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Columbia University. He graduated from Harvard College Medical School in 1942, having been elected to the AOA and Sigma Xi honor societies. He interned at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, and, after serving briefly as a physician in the army during the second world war, he became chief resident and assistant professor at Emory University. He married Sarah (“Sally”) Ernst on 18 March 1949.

The couple moved to Yale University in 1952, where he worked until his retirement, excepting a five year stint from 1971 to 1976 at London’s Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer Research. At Yale, Bondy specialised in endocrinology, metabolism, and internal medicine and …

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