H.R.2868 - To award a congressional gold medal to Michael Ellis DeBakey, M.D.108th Congress (2003-2004)
Summary: H.R.2868 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)
Introduced in House (07/24/2003)
Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a congressional gold medal to Michael Ellis DeBakey, M.D. (who performed the first successful coronary bypass, pioneered the field of telemedicine, was elected the first President of Baylor College of Medicine, and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction and the National Medal of Science) in recognition of his many outstanding contributions to the Nation.