Minnesota Psychiatry in the Mid-to-Late Twentieth Century Oral History Project: Interview with Michael Koch, M.D.
Description Dr. Koch was a child-adolescent psychiatrist who practiced public psychiatry in the Twin Cities for his entire career. He describes his experiences at the University of Minnesota and St. Paul-Ramsey hospitals, and Hennepin County Medical Center, and the changes in practice over the years. He was a leader of the Minnesota Psychiatric Society for years, and describes aspects of his experience as a representative to the Assembly of the American Psychiatric Association, including policy formation in that organization. Dr. Koch also reviews the interesting process of change in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM). He makes cogent comments on his perceptions of the current state of psychiatry, and thoughts about the future.
Quantity 19 pages transcript
Format Content Category: text
Creation Interviewer: Cline, Dr. David
Interviewee: Koch, Dr. Michael
Dates Creation: 06/05/2009
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 124
Accession Number AV2011.14.14
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Psychiatry in the Mid-to-Late Twentieth Century Oral History Project'

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