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Indiana Medicine, 1993


Interviewee
Rawls, George March 25, 1993 

Call Number
93-005

Physical Description

29 pages; 1 tape, 51 minutes; index

Interviewer
Ettinger, Patrick

Access Status

Open

Scope and Content Note

Dr. George Rawls, a surgeon born on June 2, 1928, recalls his childhood in Florida, his premedical education at Florida A & M, and his medical education at Howard University Medical School. He discusses his medical education, specialization in surgery, and medical practice in the context of the racism and segregation of the times. In addition, Dr. Rawls discusses the two books he has written, the changes that have taken place in medicine, and the importance and necessity of a significant relationship between physician and patient.

  • Keywords
    • Corporation Names
    • Florida A & M University
    • Howard University Medical School
    • Indianapolis Methodist Hospital
    • Philadelphia General Hospital
    • United States Army
    • Occupation Names
    • author
    • physician
    • surgeon
    • Personal Names
    • Drew, Charles
    • Place Names
    • Indianapolis, Indiana
    • Washington, DC
    • Subjects
    • History of the Black Physician in Indianapolis
    • Korean War
    • medical changes
    • medical education
    • patient care
    • racism
    • segregation
    • surgery
    • The Surgeon's Turn