History of the Department — Lecture to the P&S Whipple Society

Through a lecture to the Physicians and Surgeons (P&S) Whipple Society, Kenneth A. Forde, M.D., Jose M. Ferrer Professor Emeritus at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons, shares his perspective on the history of Columbia University's Department of Surgery.  He discusses the challenges and changes in the over 230 years of the department's existence.