Walter Franklin Baile, MD, Oral History Interview, August 23, 2016

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Walter Franklin Baile, MD, Oral History Interview, August 23, 2016

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Major Topics Covered:

  • Personal background; educational experience; professional path
  • History of psychiatry; the value of psychiatry to medicine
  • Overview of communications in medicine; communications issues for oncology patients
  • Sociodrama and psychodrama as teaching techniques in medical communications
  • Psychiatry at MD Anderson

Identifier

BaileWF_01_20160822

Publication Date

8-23-2016

Publisher

The Historical Resources Center, Research Medical Library, The University of Texas Cancer Center

City

Houston, Texas

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.

Topics Covered

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas System. M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute at Houston, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute

Disciplines

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Oncology | Oral History

About the Interview

About the Interview Subject

Dr. Walter Franklin Baile [b. 2 June 1944, Jersey City, New Jersey] was recruited to MD Anderson in 1994 as a Professor in the Department of Neuro-Oncology where he also served as Chief of the Psychiatry Section. When he retired in 2016 he was a Professor in the Department of Behavioral Science and a practicing psychiatrist with a dual appointment in the Department of Psychiatry. He also served as founding Director of the Interpersonal Communication and Relationship Enhancement (I*CARE) program in the Department of Faculty and Academic Development.

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