Interview with Byron Young, September 1, 1987

Project: University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Dr. Byron Young (Chief of Neurosurgery, Director of Kentucky Neuroscience and Orthopedics Institute, and Johnston-Wright Endowed Chair of Surgery), grew up in Somerset, Kentucky, attended Transylvania University, then enrolled in the second class of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. In his second interview, Young describes his professional career as a neurosurgeon and working at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He discusses different perspectives in education, specifically grading in medical education. In addition, Young talks about the changes in approach by the University of Kentucky Medical Center in the twenty five years since its inception.

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1987oh129_ukmc068

Interviewee Name

Byron Young

Interviewer Name

Richard C. Smoot

Interview Date

1987-09-01

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Young, Byron Interview by Richard C. Smoot. 01 Sep. 1987. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Young, B. (1987, September 01). Interview by R. C. Smoot. University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Young, Byron, interview by Richard C. Smoot. September 01, 1987, University of Kentucky Medical Center Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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