A: Activities Outside Institution
Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: A-Codes relate to the interview subject (e.g. Values, Faith, Education)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Dr. Freireich begins this segment by sketching the educational opportunities that MD Anderson offers. He then talks about his continued commitment to education and his pride in one of his trainees, Dr. Hagop Kantarjian, who now heads the Department of Leukemia. Dr. Freireich then further discusses the bias he perceives operating when it comes to awarding grants and awards to physician-scientists. He sketches the history of science in medicine, beginning with the founding of the Association of...
Overview Dr. Freireich begins this segment by reflecting on the role that national and international organizations have served in furthering research in his field (the fifties to the present), circling back to the main theme of Session Two by pointing out that the character of these organizations again demonstrates that basic research is valued more highly than clinical research. He also presents his belief that funding research on cures for cancer will be more effective than funding preventative...