Collection OH057 - Robert C. Kolodny Oral History

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Reference code

OH057

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Collection

Title

Robert C. Kolodny Oral History

Date(s)

  • November 21, 2013 (Creation)

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0.05 Linear Feet

Name of creator

(Born 1944)

Biographical history

Robert C. Kolodny received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in 1969, and co-founded the school's first course on medical ethics with E. James Anthony. Kolodny was the first medical student to study with William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson, and became the Associate Director, Director of Training, and Head of the Endocrine Research Foundation of the Masters and Johnson Institute in 1972.

Scope and content

The interview concerns Kolodny's experiences as a medical student at the Washington University School of Medicine from 1965 until his graduation in 1969. He speaks of the realities of diversity and integration at the medical school at that time. He also talks about his experience with fellow students in creating a course on medical ethics. Faculty members specifically mentioned include Virginia Minnich and Sarah Luse. The interview was recorded on November 21, 2013. Approximate length is 58 minutes. OH057

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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Conditions governing reproduction

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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© Copyright 2019 Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives. All rights reserved.

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