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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Alfred, Walter, and Olga Gellhorn
RLIN number: NXCP88-A120
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Research on nitrogen mustard and treatment for shock, teaching activities, Columbia, 1943-68; cancer research and treatment at Delafield Hospital, 1949-68; Director, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 1968-73; concerns as Director, Center for Biomedical Education, City College of New York, from 1974; controversy concerning ethnic distribution, reverse discrimination in admissions policies of biomedical program; related difficulties in program accreditation, funding, curriculum development; push for community medicine; work with Council of International Organizations of the Medical Sciences on bio-ethical issues, human rights, internationalization of drug research, development.
Extent: Transcript: 721 leaves, Tape: 2 reels, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from interviewee. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Gellhorn, Olga
Speaker gender: Female
Document date: 1978
Interviewer: Gellhorn, Kitty
Organizations discussed: Columbia University, New York, NY; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; Pennsylvania; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Columbia University, New York, NY; Educators; Medical education; New York; New York, NY; North America; Pennsylvania; Physicians; United States; University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Topics discussed - Other terms: Bioethics--Study and Teaching; Community health services; Gellhorn, Alfred, 1913-; Gellhorn, Olga, Mrs. Alfred; Gellhorn, Walter, 1906-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019024-16959