Samuel Kolmen interview (3) conducted on January 23, 1984 about the Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University


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Boonshoft School of Medicine Oral History Project


In the third interview with Dr. Samuel Kolmen, he continues his discussion of curricular issues in the development of the School of Medicine.

Dr. Kolmen then discusses his activities in the areas of Student affairs and Minority programs of the School of Medicine. Dr. Kolmen next deals with the problems of integrating the School of Medicine into the area and university communities, with emphasis on how the School of Medicine faculty and staff worked to allay political and economic fears. He discusses the importance of the Community Medical Societies to School of Medicine integration into the Miami Valley Community, along with School of Medicine relations with other organizations such as the Veteran's Administration, etc.

Finally, Dr. Kolmen discusses his views on the future of the School of Medicine and the impacts of Deans Beljan and Sawyer on School of Medicine development.


Samuel Kolmen


James St. Peter

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Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

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Oral Recording

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PlusDeck 2c PC Cassette Deck

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Kolmen_Samuel_3_011984_transcript.pdf (153 kB)