Interview, February 2, 2022

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Detmer, Don E.
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This oral history interview was conducted with Dr. Don E. Detmer on February 2, 2022 by Dr. Konstantinos Economopoulos as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

Duration: 01:16:29

During the interview, Detmer discusses his early life, education, his medical training, individuals who shaped him along the way during his career, how he came to Duke for the third year of his surgical residency, memories of Sabiston, Sabiston's rigid belief system, his interest in health policy, how he went into administration and medical informatics, different positions he held over the years, and his work with the Duke Physician Assistant Program. Digital files include transcript (DOCX), interview (MP4 and M4A), and consent form (PDF).

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