Interview, February 17, 2022

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Duke University. Medical Center. Department of Surgery.
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This oral history interview was conducted with Dr. Gregory S. Georgiade on February 17, 2022 by Dr. Konstantinos Economopoulos as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

Duration: 00:42:11

During the interview, Georgiade discusses his background and parents, especially his father, Dr. Nicholas Georgiade; his education; experiences that led him to want to become a surgeon including his undergraduate summer job as a scrub assistant; how he came to Duke for his surgical training; how differently Sabiston treated medical students from the residents, Sabiston's high expectations for residents which included both how to dress and how to conduct yourself appropriately; how Sabiston ran the surgery residency program, which, under Sabiston, was considered one of the best both nationally and internationally; how Sabiston should be recognized for his insight and surgical innovation for his program at Duke; and other memories of Sabiston. Digital files include transcript (DOCX), interview (M4A), and consent form (PDF).

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