Oral history interviews with faculty and staff of UCSF and San Francisco General Hospital. Main subjects include development
of the Surgery Department, the Laboratory of Experimental Oncology, bioengineering, the invention of Magnetic Resonance Imaging,
medical school diversity, and the AIDS epidemic in San Francisco.
In 1990 the Department of the History of Health Sciences inaugurated a Campus Oral History Project, designed to interview
crucial eyewitnesses to UCSF's development in the postwar years. Interviews were designed to be thoroughly based upon extant
archival documents and placed in the context of state, federal and national developments in health sciences. In 1994, the
project became a full-fledged Oral History Program, and continues to utilize a variety of funding sources to conduct research
and create documentation. The interviews were conducted by Nancy Rockafellar, Ph.D and Sally Hughes, Ph.D.
8 tapes; approximately 62 print transcripts
Rights reside with the University of California San Francisco Library, Special Collections and Archives.