- 22 June 1976 (Creation)
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4 sound tape reels (208 mins.)
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Professor of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.
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Oral history interview by Valerie Schatzker covers Dewar's family background and early education through to his predictions of the future of medicine. Focussing on the period 1930-1976, it discusses the Faculty of Medicine, student activities, staff and curriculum; the Toronto General Hospital; World War II service; the development of orthopedic surgery; post-graduate medical education and scoliosis.
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Transcript available in Reading Room.
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Oral history has been digitized. Contact Archives to download mp3 files.