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Our Condolences to the Family of Les Sandlow, MD - July 26, 2021

28 Jul 2021 2:55 PM | Anonymous

With our sincerest condolences, IOMC will miss our long-term Billings Society Fellow, Past President (2004-2006), and Board Member since 2015, Dr. Les Sandlow. [Monday, July 26, 2021]


Drawing upon more than five decades in gastroenterology, Dr. Sandlow was bestowed with the honor of emeritus professor of medicine and medical education at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in 2010. Between 1990- 2010, he served the institution in numerous capacities, including senior associate dean for Graduate and Continuing Medical Education, head of the Department of Medical Education and senior associate dean of Medical Education Affairs. Prior, Dr. Sandlow had also gained teaching experience at the University of Chicago and Chicago Medical School between 1963 -1990. At the start of his career, he served the Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center from 1961-1973, rising from an intern to associate medical director.


Finding great success, Dr. Sandlow was the recipient of the Chicago Medical School Lifetime Achievement Award (2020), & Portes Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award (2018). The recipient of numerous grants, including a grant from the National Institutes of Health (1988), & the AOA Faculty Award (2007).  


Funeral service

Thursday, July 29, 2021

12 Noon

Weinstein & Piser Funeral Home

111 Skokie Blvd.

Wilmette, IL 60091

Interment to follow at Westlawn Cemetery, 7801 W. Montrose Ave, Norridge.

Donations: Memorial contributions may be made to Dr. Les and Joanne Sandlow Scholarship for Health Care Education at the Milwaukee Academy of Science 2000 West Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53233 or at Milwaukee Academy of Science Donate. There is a drop down menu when you click on the Donate link on their website.  For more info contact 847.256.5700

We will miss you and thankful for your leadership, legacy and dedication! 

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