Worthington (Sandy) G. Schenk III Oral History Interview, 2021

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  • This oral history interview was conducted with Dr. Worthington (Sandy) G. Schenk III on April 17, 2021 by Dr. Justin Barr as part of the Dr. David Sabiston Oral History Project. During the interview, Schenk discusses his early life and education; the impact his father's career as a surgeon had on him; why he decided to join the medical profession; how he came to Duke for his residency and fellowship; his research interests; his memories of Sabiston including his incredible memory, his Socratic teaching style, and the level of professionalism he expected from his residents; and recollections of the people he worked with at Duke during his residency and fellowship.
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