Doctors: New Dean at Yale

When Vienna-born Dr. Fredrick Carl Redlich was tapped in 1951 to head the department of psychiatry at Yale University's School of Medicine, he dreaded administrative duties. Over the years, he jokes, "they said that I ran the department like the old Austro-Hungarian empire—with absolutism mitigated by sloppiness." He improved his technique enough to suit Yale; last week University President Kingman Brewster Jr. announced the appointment of Dr. Redlich, 56, to be dean of the School of Medicine. Come July 1, he will succeed Pediatrician Vernon W. Lippard, 62, who will become a special adviser to Brewster on medical affairs.


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