Collection OH031 - Brent M. Parker Oral History

Description

Reference code

OH031

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Collection

Title

Brent M. Parker Oral History

Date(s)

  • 5/12/1977 (Creation)

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0.05 Linear Feet

Name of creator

(1927-?)

Biographical history

Brent Parker was a cardiologist, born 1927. Parker received his medical degree from the Washington University School of Medicine in 1952. He served on the faculty of his alma mater for 14 years as assistant and associate professor of Medicine, co-director of the cardiology division, and director of the Adult Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Parker then became chief of staff and associate dean for Clinical Affairs at the University Hospitals of the University of Missouri at Columbia.

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Parker relates some of his experiences as a student at the Washington University School of Medicine, and some of the memorable faculty members, such as W. Barry Wood. Parker also discusses changes in medical school education over the years, medical malpractice insurance, Medicare, and euthanasia. Interviewed by William R. Massa on May 12, 1977. OH031. Approximate Length 40 minutes.

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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Users of the collection should read and abide by the Rights and Permissions guidelines at the Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives.

Users of the collection who wish to cite items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication must request, sign, and return a Statement of Use form to the Archives.

For detailed information regarding use of this collection, contact the Archives and Rare Book Department of the Becker Library (arb@wusm.wustl.edu).

Preferred Citation:

Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

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"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."

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