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Creating a Profession: The Education of American Surgeons, 1900-1960

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Justin Barr, M.D., Ph.D.
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Trent History of Medicine Lecture Series

Dr. Barr will discuss how the influence of war, the support of the federal government, and the drive of professional organizations led to the transformation of surgical education and residencies to help create a unified profession that continues to influence health care in this country.

Contact: Rachel Ingold