Interview, August 20, 2019

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Duke University. Medical Center. Department of Surgery.
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This oral history interview was conducted with Dr. James L. Cox on August 20, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

Duration: 00:29:40

During the interview, Cox discusses his early life; education; decision to become a surgeon; how he came to Duke for his surgical residency; experiences with Sabiston as a surgical resident, faculty member, and mentor referring to Sabiston as the greatest surgical teacher that ever lived; how Sabiston shaped his research experience at Duke; Sabiston's impeccable bedside manner; leaving Duke for Washington University; and other memories of Sabiston. Digital files include transcript (.DOCX), interview (.MP3), and consent form (.PDF).

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