Nancy Rockmore Angoff earned her M.D. at Yale University School of Medicine at the age of forty-three. She had received her B.A. in English at Case Western Reserve University in 1968 and then taught junior high school English while her husband, Ron, earned his M.D. at University of Cincinnati. During that time, she earned a master’s degree in education with a concentration in guidance and counseling. The couple moved to New Haven for Ron to complete his training in pediatrics at Yale. She had two children and went on to complete her M.P.H. at Yale School of Public Heath where she developed an interest in bioethics and took a position as associate chair of the Human Investigation Committee at Yale School of Medicine which she held for five years. During that time, she also completed her premedical course requirements at Yale University in the Special Students Program, now known as the Eli Whitney Students Program. She was admitted to Yale School of Medicine in 1986 earning her M.D. cum laude in 1990. Her residency training was at Yale New Haven Hospital in Internal Medicine after which she started caring for patients with HIV at the Nathan Smith Clinic and joined the faculty at the medical school eventually achieving the rank of professor of internal medicine. In 1998 she was named associate dean for student affairs at Yale School of Medicine, a position that she held for twenty-three years, and she continued to care for patients in the Nathan Smith Clinic. She was responsible for many curricular innovations at the medical school. In January of 2023, she became professor emerita. She continues to fulfill her loves of teaching and acting in the Standardized Patient Program at Quinnipiac University and in the Simulated Participant Program at Yale University, playing the parts of patients and their family members to teach communication skills to medical, nursing, physical therapy, and social work trainees, and she teaches Yale first-year medical students in the Professional Responsibility course.