Interview, April 18, 2021

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Duke University. Medical Center. Department of Surgery.
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This oral history interview was conducted with Dr. Craig L. Slingluff Jr. on April 18, 2021 by Justin Barr as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project.

Duration: 01:47:06

During the interview, Slingluff discusses his early life; education; why he decided to join the medical profession; how he came to Duke for his residency; his memories of Sabiston including personal interactions, "Monday Afternoon Conferences", and Sabiston's "tough love"; recollections of the people he worked with at Duke during his residency and research fellowship and the camaraderie that developed between them leading to the creation of the Baron Van Wassenaer Society; his research with Dr. Hilliard Seigler working on melanoma research and patients with his subsequent decision to go into surgical oncology; and how he ended up back at the University of Virginia as a member of their faculty. Digital files include transcript (DOCX), interview (MP3), and consent form (PDF).

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