Other Council Records, circa 1962-circa 1995

Duke University. School of Medicine
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Contains files from the Davison Council and other Davison Society activities, including Davison Council officer files. Topics include, but are not limited to, the medical curriculum, the Vietnam War, women in medicine, marijuana, abortion, financial aid, and the Society's financial standing. Information about Davison Society publications and activities, such as the annual Student-Faculty show, blood pressure drives, The Aesculapian, and Shifting Dullness are also included. Types of materials include meeting minutes, correspondence, event flyers, directories, reference files, articles, photographs, budgets, and reports. Materials are arranged chronologically and range in date from circa 1962 to circa 1995.


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Contains Medical Center Administrative records. These include records of the officers of the University, as defined in the Bylaws, the deans of schools and colleges, and departments, institutes, and other offices as designated by the President. For a period of twenty-five years from the origin of the material, permission in writing from the director of the office of record and the Medical Center Archivist is required for use. After twenty-five years, records that have been processed may be consulted with the permission of the Medical Center Archivist. (Issued by the Office of the Chancellor, December 1, 1975).
This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals or IRB approval may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which Duke University assumes no responsibility.

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