'Mentoring is about inspiring interest and excitement in others'. An interview with Charles Frey, MD, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Davis, Calif., USA. Interview by Martín E. Fernández-Zapico

Pancreatology. 2008;8(4-5):415-9. doi: 10.1159/000151477. Epub 2008 Aug 20.


Prof. Charles Frey led the way in the field of therapeutic approaches in pancreatic diseases by developing one of the most frequently used surgical operation: the Frey procedure for chronic pancreatitis. In this interview for Pancreatology, Prof. Frey shares his life experiences as a pancreatologist and provides advice to young pancreatic researchers.

Publication types

  • Interview

MeSH terms

  • Gastroenterology / education*
  • Humans
  • Mentors*
  • Pancreatitis, Chronic / surgery*