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Adelman, Allan G.

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Title Sub-Lieutenant (RCN(R))
Official Number U-01220; O-1252
 
Birth 1937c Death 11/05/1999
Place (nk) Place Toronto
Area (nk) Area ON
Country (nk) Country Canada
 
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Qualifications MD; FRCPC;
 
Biography
He graduated with an MD from U of T in 1961 and specialized as a cardiologist. He was a physician at Mount Sinai Hospital and Associate Professor, University of Toronto.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet (UNTD) RCN(R) (With seniority dated 02/01/1957). He served in HMCS York for UNTD 1956-1959. He was appointed as a Sub-Lieutenant RCN(R) (With seniority dated 01/07/1959). (He was released.)
 
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Anecdotes
During the Vietnam Boat People crisis of 1979, Ontario took in some 23,000 of them. "Ontario's health insurance plan wouldn't cover medical costs for the refugees during their first month in Canada. Mount Sinai and Sick Children's Hospital in Toronto offered free medical care. The service was organized by Dr. Allan Adelman, head of cardiology at Mount Sinai, and brother of Howard Adelman, Operation Lifeline's founder." (CMAJ October 5, 1999 vol. 161 no. 7)
 
References
Government of Canada The Canadian Navy List Ottawa ON;
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2010-11-23

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