Minnesota Psychiatry in the Mid-to-Late Twentieth Century Oral History Project: Interview with Richard Magraw, M.D.
Description Dr. Magraw was a tournament bridge player at age 12, a high school graduate at age 16, and entered medical school at age 19. In addition to his teaching career at the University of Minnesota, he was dean at two medical schools, was deputy assistant Secretary of Health of the US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, then chief of psychiatry at the Minneapolis VA hospital late in his career. He was a superb teacher, with boards in internal medicine as well as psychiatry. Magraw provides a review of his training and career, with very sensitive observations on a physician's practice and responsibility to patients.
Quantity 16 pages transcript
Format Content Category: text
Creation Interviewer: Cline, Dr. David
Interviewee: Magraw, Dr. Richard M.
Dates Creation: 05/22/2009
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 124
Accession Number AV2011.14.16
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Psychiatry in the Mid-to-Late Twentieth Century Oral History Project'

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