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Sherwin B. Nuland

Born: Dec 8, 1930

Death: Mar 3, 2014

Birthplace: The Bronx

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Sherwin B. Nuland

Date of Birth : Dec 8, 1930
Date of Death : Mar 3, 2014
Birth Place : The Bronx

Sherwin Bernard Nuland was an American surgeon and writer who taught bioethics, history of medicine, and medicine at the Yale School of Medicine, and occasionally bioethics and history of medicine at Yale College. His 1994 book How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter was a New York Times Best Seller and won the National Book Award for Nonfiction, as well as being a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. In 2011 Nuland was awarded the Jonathan Rhoads Gold Medal of the American Philosophical Society, for “Distinguished Service to Medicine.” Nuland wrote non-academic articles for The New Yorker, The New York Times, The New Republic, Time, and the New York Review of Books. He was a fellow of the Hastings Center, an independent bioethics research institution.


  • Writer
  • Professor
  • Author
  • Scientist
  • Surgeon
  • Educator

Also known as

  • Sherwin Nuland
  • Dr. Sherwin Nuland
  • Sherwin B. Nuland, M.D.


  • Meyer Nudelman
  • Vitsche Nudelman


  • Sarah Nuland


  • Victoria Nuland

Awards Won

  • National Book Award for Nonfiction
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