The life and Practice of Dr Louis Soreff
Saturday, February 23, 2019 @ 1pm.
The Chatham Historical Society and East Hampton Library are co-sponsoring a talk by Dr. Stephen Soreff who will share stories about his father Dr. Louis Soreff who was a general practitioner in East Hampton, CT for 45 years from the 1930s-to 70’s. He will also talk about living in the town then. Stephen Soreff, MD is a nationally recognized author, lecturer, and educator in the field of mental health. With more than 20 years in mental health education. Stephen has a wealth of experience in psychiatric emergency and clinical practice, as well as fifteen years of college and university teaching. Stephen has been the president of Etz Hayim Synagogue and chair of The Forum, an online print newspaper in the New Hampshire. He is the president of Education Initiatives, LLC.
East Hampton Public Library
Soreff’s talk will be held in the East Hampton Public Library Community Room and is part of the “Cabin Fever History Series.” Dr. Soreff’s son and daughter, Linda and Stephen will reminisce on their father’s life as one of the town’s family doctors. Soreff’s children: Linda Soreff Siegel, Esq., Chicago, IL, and Stephen Michael Soreff, MD, Nottingham, NH, will share their stories about growing up in the 40s and 50s in East Hampton. They said: “Our father loved being a General Practitioner in East Hampton. As his children, we had the privilege of witnessing his outstanding career. We also had the experience of living in the town through the War Years (WWII), the 50s and 60s. At our talk in February we will reflect upon our dad’s medical work, our mother’s contributions, and our growing up in Bell Town USA.”
The Library event is free and open to the public. Those wishing to attend should register on the East Hampton Library Website or by calling 860-267-6621. Refreshments will be served and good will donations are accepted.
Directions: From the Stop & Shop on Rt. 66 in East Hampton go south on Main St. for approx. .5 mile. The library is on the left side of the road.
Louis Soreff MD
Dr. Louis Soreff was a general practitioner in East Hampton, CT during the 1930s-60.
We look forward to welcoming Dr. Soreff’s son, Stephan Soreff on February 23 to the East Hampton Library. Stephan will also share stories from his sister Linda Soreff Siegel, Esq. from Glencoe, IL who is unable to attend the event.
The Chatham Historical Society
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