Ross Langley is a graduate of Port Hawkesbury and New Glasgow elementary and high schools, receiving a BA at Mount Allison and a Medical Degree at Dalhousie University. Following post-graduate and fellowship training in internal medicine and research in St. John’s, Halifax, Toronto, Melbourne Australia and Rochester New York he joined the full time faculty of medicine at Dalhousie University as Markle Scholar in Academic Medicine in 1963. His interests have been in internal medicine, medical education, medical ethics, and blood diseases and his publications have been in those areas. An interest in medical history led to a joint work with Dr. Heather MacDougall in 2009, called a primer on the history of professional codes of ethic by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and published online on their site. His work on Chester B. Stewart, the medical dean 1954-1971 who led the transformation and created a new foundation for Dalhousie Medical School in the 1960s, was presented to the RNSHS in 2010. He is currently Professor Emeritus of Medicine at Dalhousie University.