Oral history interview with Deborah German (captioned video, audio, and transcript).

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Title

Oral history interview with Deborah German (captioned video, audio, and transcript).

Subject

Women in medicine
Medical education
Oral histories (literary works)
Transcripts

Description

Oral history interview of Dr. Deborah German, conducted by Arlene Macdonald in five sessions between 2022 May 11and 2022 June 10 (total running time 5H54M11S). Dr. German describes her upbringing in an Italian American Catholic family, her experiences as a woman at Harvard Medical School, the experience of developing a career in medicine while becoming a mother, her work establishing a new medical school at the University of Central Florida, and her perspectives on leadership. For a full summary, see the "Interview Summary" document.

This oral history interview is part of the Alma Dea Morani Renaissance Women in Medicine Oral History Project, sponsored by the Women in Medicine Legacy Foundation, formerly the Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine.

Abstract

Oral history interview of Dr. Deborah German, conducted by Arlene Macdonald. This oral history is part of the Alma Dea Morani Renaissance Women in Medicine Oral History Project, sponsored by the Women in Medicine Legacy Foundation, formerly the Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine. This interview was conducted over five Zoom sessions.

Creator

Women in Medicine Legacy Foundation

Date

Oral history conducted 2022-05-11/2022-06-10

Date Available

2023-01-11

Rights

The Harvard Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in this collection. For use information, consult Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Is Part Of

Women in Medicine Legacy Foundation records, 1998-2021 (inclusive), H MS c420.

Format

audio

Extent

1 oral history (5 separate recordings totaling 5H54M11S), 1 transcript (165 pages), 1 interview summary (10 pages)

Language

English

Type

sound

Identifier

Accession #2023-067

Provenance

Gift of the Women in Medicine Legacy Foundation in 2022.

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Embedded Media

Interviewer

Arlene Macdonald

Interviewee

Deborah German

Original Format

Digital

Duration

Total: 5H54M11S
Session 1 (2022 May 11): 57M48S
Session 2 (2022 May 18): 59M:06S
Session 3 (2022 June 01): 1H16M08S
Session 4 (2022 June 07): 1H1713S
Session 5 (2022 June 10): 1H23M56S

Files

DGERMANFinalTranscript.pdf
DGERMANIntChapSummaries.pdf

Citation

Women in Medicine Legacy Foundation, “Oral history interview with Deborah German (captioned video, audio, and transcript).,” OnView, accessed June 22, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/26723.

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