In Memory of Daniel K. Onion MD, 1942 – 2022

On July 6, 2022, Daniel K. Onion MD passed away at his home in Vienna, ME surrounded by his family.  On that day, the MDFMR community lost one of its most iconic clinician educators.  Dr. Onion served as Director from 1985-2002, and after stepping down remained active with the geriatric medicine fellowship. Well known as editor of the “Little Black Book” series of medical texts, Dr. Onion helped to educate many of Maine-Dartmouth’s current faculty and a wide diaspora of primary care leaders across the nation. You can learn more about Dr. Onion, as well as Dr. Alexander McPhedran, MDFMR director from 1980-1985, who passed away on December 17, 2021, on the “In Memoriam” section of the History page.