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William Shainline Middleton

Military physicians

William Shainline Middleton, M.D., M.A.C.P. was a prestigious American internist and military physician. He was one of the founders of the American Board of Internal Medicine and its first Secretary-Treasurer. Middleton was also the second Dean of the University of Wisconsin Medical School.


  • Early life and education 

  • Career at the University of Wisconsin 

  • Military service 

  • Service to the U.S. Veterans Administration 

  • Professional honors and awards 

  • Personal life