Honoring Vic Sidel

Matthew Anderson


Victor W. Sidel, MD, a long-time member of the faculty of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center passed away on January 30, 2018. He was 86 years old. Dr, Sidel had dual appointments in Family and Social Medicine and Epidemiology and Population Health. He was pre-deceased by his wife, Ruth.
This interview was published in October of 2013 as part of a Festschrift devoted to Vic’s life and work. It explores several aspects of his long career, concentrating on activism and social justice issues. The transcript is based on two interviews. One was conducted by Lanny Smith, MD, MPH, DTM&H, and the other by Linnea Capps, MD, MPH. The final transcript was edited by Drs. Victor Sidel, Ruth Sidel, and Matthew Anderson.

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