Interview with Michael Baird Public Deposited

Transcript of oral history interview with Michael Baird, conducted on February 6 and February 19, 1998 by Joan Ash and Linda Weimer

Baird talks about his medical education, internship and residency at the University of Oregon Medical School during the 1950s and his experience as a faculty member for seven years before becoming medical director and administrator of the hospitals and clinics, and then going into private practice. He recalls his memories of his father, David W. E. Baird, who was Dean of the Medical School from 1943 to 1968. He relates anecdotes about the Medical School during the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and its change into the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center in 1974. He talks about many people he knew or worked with, including Dean Richard Dillehunt, UOHSC President Lewis Bluemle, Charles Dotter, Mark Hatfield, Dean Charles Holman, President Leonard Laster, President Peter Kohler, Olof Larsell, Edwin Osgood, Albert Starr, Kenneth Swan, George Saslow, David Witter and Adolph Weinzirl

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  • 11/08/2018
  • doi:10.6083/M4V123HN
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  • 2/6/1998 0:00
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  • Joan Ash (interviewer), Michael David Baird (interviewee). Interview with Michael Baird (2/6/1998 0:00). OHSU Digital Collections. fb494863d. doi:10.6083/M4V123HN
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