Ralph S. Greco

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Ralph S. Greco

Ralph Steven Greco (May 25, 1942 – March 31, 2019) was an American surgeon and sculptor. He was the Johnson and Johnson Distinguished Professor, Emeritus of Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine. He was well-known for his advocacy for the well-being of surgery residents. He retired from Stanford in 2017.[1]

Greco was born in the Bronx, a borough of New York City. He went to Yale University. He was married to Irene L. Wapnir. The couple had three children.

Greco died from prostate cancer on March 31, 2019 in Stanford, California. He was 76.[2]

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  1. "Ralph S. Greco, M.D. '68, HS '73, receives lifetime achievement award". Yale School of Medicine. Yale University. August 1, 2016. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
  2. Spector, Rosanne (April 3, 2019). "Ralph Greco, pioneering advocate of work-life balance for surgery trainees, dies at 76". Stanford Medicine. Stanford University. Retrieved April 6, 2019.

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