Interview, May 29, 2019

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Weigel, Ronald J.
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This oral history interview was conducted with Dr. Ronald J. Weigel on May 29, 2019 by Emily Stewart as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. Transcript is available.
Duration: 00:44:28
During the interview, Weigel discusses his early life, education, his decision to become a doctor, medical school and his PhD from Yale, his decision to pursue surgery, his decision to come to Duke for his residency, memories of Dr. Sabiston, experiences being a surgery intern at Duke, using Sabiston as his example for how to be a mentor, his experience being Sabiston's Chief Resident in 1992, how Sabiston supported African Americans and women in the Department of Surgery, how Sabiston interacted with patients, Sabiston's holiday parties, and his career after Duke.
Digital files include transcript (.DOCX), interview (.MP3), consent form (.PDF), and Bagger files (.TXT).

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