Statement before the Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee, Washington, DC


Title:
Statement before the Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee, Washington, DC
Creator:
Koop, Charles Everett, 1916-2013
Date:
1 October 1981
Description:
In his statement, delivered after several months of controversy over his nomination, Koop asserted that his 35-year career as pediatrician-in-chief at one of the nation's leading children's hospitals gave him the medical and administrative experience to be an effective Surgeon General, contrary to critics' contention that a surgeon devoted to the care of individual patients was not qualified to address the health needs of the nation as a whole. Koop delivered his statement before a committee chaired by his most outspoken critic in the Senate, Senator Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts.
Location:
Box: 103. Folder: 36
Rights:
Public Domain
Genre:
Speeches
Subject:
Child Welfare, Public Health, International Cooperation, Health Promotion, and Health Care Reform
Format:
Text
Extent:
16 pages
Language:
English
Legacy ID:
QQBBBD
NLM ID:
101584930X3
Profiles Collection:
The C. Everett Koop Papers
Story Section:
Biographical Information