Salem, Robert 2019-07-03
This interview features Robert Salem as he discusses the Lubbock Medical community and his career in medicine. In this interview, Salem describes how he helped with the creation of the Texas Tech Medical School and starting a heart surgery and cardiac program West Texas. He explains his commitment as a physician and as a mentor to aspiring doctors. He closes the interview by discussing his legacy and how he wants to be remembered.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Dr. Robert Salem
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: July 3, 2019
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: Monte Monroe
Length: 00:35:50 (35 minutes)
Creating the Texas Tech medical school; Starting a heart surgery and cardiology program in Lubbock; Meeting the family of former patients; The commitment of a physician; Mentorship; Serving others as a doctor; how Methodist hospital impacted him; His legacy
Original Recording Format: audio cassette
Recording Format Notes: CD copies available in reading room
Transcripts: found here: https://hdl.handle.net/10605/360275
Related Interviews: Salem, Dr Robert 1998
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