Interview with Susan Tolle, M.D. Public Deposited

Transcript of oral history interview with Susan Tolle, M.D., conducted on February 24, 2017 by Lesley Hallick, Ph.D..

Susan Tolle is a graduate of Lewis & Clark College and OHSU, and completed residencies at UCSD. She has a love of rural medicine and was drawn to internal medicine out of an interest in treating the whole person and nurturing lasting relationships with patients. She is an advocate for compassionate communication. She taught medicine in the dental school and published numerous articles on dentistry and ethics with Gary Chiodo, and projects on end-of-life care with John Benson. Seven years into her tenure at OHSU, Tolle won a Pew Kaiser Mid-Career Award and completed a one-year fellowship in clinical medical ethics at the University of Chicago.

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  • doi:10.6083/M4X929D5
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  • 2/24/2017 0:00
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  • Susan Tolle M.D. (interviewee), Lesley Hallick, Ph.D. (interviewer) . Interview with Susan Tolle, M.D. (2/24/2017 0:00). OHSU Digital Collections. 08612n74c. doi:10.6083/M4X929D5
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