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Collection Details


Collection Name: Special Research Projects: Integration and Health Care in North Carolina
Repository Name: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Wilson Library. Manuscript Collection. Southern Oral History Program [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Local Identifier: R.4.
URL: http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/htm/04007.html#d0e51359
Description: Karen Kruse Thomas, a Ph.D. candidate in history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, conducted these interviews as part of a series of interviews with North Carolina health professionals about the origins and growth of the modern health care system, focusing on integration and its effects on health policy. The interviews contain descriptions of medical training and experiences with a focus on changes in medicine brought about by desegregation, new technology, "socialized medicine" and Medicare, and federal health care programs. Special attention is given to the experiences and activism of African American medical students and African American practitioners. There is also a strong focus on the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 9
Broad Subjects: Ethnic groups; Health
ASP Subjects: African American physicians; African American students; Medical care--North Carolina; North Carolina; Oral history; United States
Collection Code: OHC0004604