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Boonshoft School of Medicine Oral History Project


This is the second in a series of interviews with Ms. Deborah Richardson, third-year medical student in the Wright State University School of Medicine. In this interview, Ms. Richardson continues her discussion of her education as an undergraduate medical student at Wright State University. She concentrates in the first part of the interview on her experiences as a first-year student. She explores the ramifications and responsibilities of being a medical student, with its effect on her studies and home life. After discussing her first-year classes, schedule, and student life, Ms. Richardson goes on to describe the end of her first year and her summer activities.

In the second part of the interview, Ms. Richardson examines her second year of medical school, with a focus on the problems of the female medical student. She discusses the differences between her first and second years, and her anxieties over the upcoming National Boards Examination.


Deborah Richardson


James St. Peter

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Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

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Oral Recording

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