Honorary Degrees

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Name: Joseph Arthur MacFarlane, OBE, BA, MB, FRSC
Convocation date: June 17, 1949
Special Convocation: Special Convocation in Recognition of the Eightieth Annual Meeting of the Canadian Medical Association
Discipline / contribution: medical education
Citation / biographical information:

The Joint Committee of the Senate and Council on Honorary Degrees ... recommends that a special convocation be held on 17th June, when the degree of Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) should be conferred upon:
Joseph Arthur MacFarlane, OBE, BA, MB, FRSC, Dean of Medicine, University of Toronto.
[Senate minutes, 11 May 1949]
Degree received: Doctor of Laws

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