’54 Paul M. Jackson, MD, recently retired from his private practice in Internal Medicine and Cardiology after 50 years of practice. He joined the O'Connor Hospital medical staff in San Jose, CA when he began his solo practice in 1962. During his time there, he served as President of the Staff and as Chairman of the Department of Medicine. Dr. Jackson co-founded the Treadmill Exercise Testing Department and the Pacemaker Clinic. He also served as Medical Director of the Transitional Care Unit and Physician Advisor for Hospital Compliance to Medicare Regulations. Additionally, he was given the Vincentian award which recognizes the O’Conner Hospital physician who most personifies values of excellence both personally and professionally. He was also made an Honorary Member of O'Connor Medical Staff with his retirement after 50 years of service. Dr. Jackson has worked in the outpatient medical clinic at Palo Alto VA Hospital in Palo Alto, CA and presently serves as the Medical Director for a senior residential care center in Santa Clara, CA. He is a founding member of the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) Member of the American College of Cardiology, served as a member of the Minority Admissions Committee at Stanford University School of Medicine, is a voluntary faculty member in the Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine and served as a Captain in US Army Medical Corps, Medical Officer 44th MASH, Korea.