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 In Honor of Herbert L. Fred, MD, MACP


Please join the Friends of The TMC Library as we celebrate Herbert L. Fred, MD, MACP, eighty-six years young, a legendary medical educator who has devoted more than 60 years to training generations of  physicians. A graduate of Rice University and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he has spent his career at the TMC, serving on the faculty of Baylor College of Medicine and UTHealth School of Medicine.

His many honors include a Presidential Citation from President Ronald Reagan, the Distinguished Teacher Award from the American College of Physicians, and the Distinguished Medical Educator Award from TIAA-CREF. He is an emeritus member of the American Osler Society.

Dr. Fred has authored or co-authored 428 medical articles and 6 books. As of this writing, he’s not done yet!

Dr. Fred has been a champion of the TMC Library, and a very active participant on the Friends Board for the past 7 years.

The event will take place on Friday, September 18, 2015 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the lobby of the UTHealth Brown Foundation Institute for Molecular Medicine, 1825 Pressler.

Our keynote speaker will be David W. Leebron, President, Rice University. Food, wine, a silent auction and camaraderie will fill the evening. We wish to thank our underwriting sponsors for their generous support of this event. Click for Sponsors

Individual tickets range from $250 (includes a one-year membership to the Friends), $100 event only, and $50 for students. All proceeds will go to benefit the Herbert L. Fred, MD, MACP, Fund for Staff Development at the TMC Library. Tickets can be purchased online at:

Please contact Sarah Keith at 713.799.7108 or