Interview, October 21, 2010

Klotman, Mary E.
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This oral history interview was conducted with Dr. Mary E. Klotman on October 21, 2010 by Jessica Roseberry as part of the Women in Duke Medicine Oral History Exhibit.
Duration: 00:59:09
Klotman discusses coming to Duke as an undergraduate in the 1970s; the Duke Department of Medicine from her perspective as a student; the chair of the department when she was a resident; Dr. Joseph Greenfield as subsequent chair of the department; conversation with Dr. Greenfield about her future career path; desire to become a physician-scientist; developing skills to achieve that goal; going to work at the National Institutes of Health; working at Mount Sinai Medical Center; with her husband, putting together the kind of program at Mount Sinai that existed at Duke; becoming an administrator in order to make an impact; her view of the chairmanship since beginning the job of chair of the Department of Medicine seven months prior; communications within such a large department; partnerships that the Department of Medicine has developed; directions the health system is moving in; funding for the department; funding for the partners of the Department of Medicine; being a female department chair; family support; and Dean Nancy Andrews. Includes a master and use CD.


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