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The C. Everett Koop Papers

Title:
Commencement Address Presented at Colby College, Waterville, Maine pdf (852,866 Bytes) ocr (12,645 Bytes)
Commencement Address Presented at Colby College, Waterville, Maine
Description:
In a cycle of six commencement addresses delivered the year before he left office, of which this speech is the first, Koop sought to define his ethical legacy for a new generation of physicians who were entering the medical profession at a time of rising health care costs, managed health care, increasing disparities in access to health care, and AIDS. The physician's relationship with his or her patients and their families, a relationship that Koop himself had learned to cultivate during his thirty-five-year career as a pediatric surgeon, remained for him the key to the success or failure of modern medicine in improving people's health and longevity.
Number of Image Pages:
19 (852,866 Bytes)
Date:
1988-05-29 (May 29, 1988)
Creator:
Koop, C. Everett
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Health Care Costs
Ethics, Medical
Health Behavior
Spouses
Women's Rights
Exhibit Category:
Biographical Information
Box Number: 106
Folder Number: 87
Unique Identifier:
QQBBHR
Document Type:
Speeches
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Speeches, Lectures, Papers, 1958-2004
SubSeries: 1988
Folder: Address- Colby College Commencement, Waterville, ME, 1988 May 29
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2006-08-17
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