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Talks@12

HMS staff, faculty and students are invited to attend these lunch-time talks, which are designed to appeal to everyone.

For more information, please contact: communications@hms.harvard.edu.

 

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Friday, February 27

Top Medical Discoveries of the 20th Century

Watch Sanjiv Chopra and Mark Aronson discuss the "Top Medical Discoveries in the Last Century" »

Sanjiv Chopra and Mark Aronson share stories of how intuition, persistence and luck converged in major medical discoveries of the last century and present insights into breakthroughs that may be just around the corner.

SPEAKERS:
Sanjiv Chopra, MD, MACP
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
James Tullis Firm Chief, Department of Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Mark Aronson, MD, MACP
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Vice-Chair, Department of Medicine and
Interim Chief, Division of General Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

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from left: Sanjiv Chopra and Mark Aronson

 


Tuesday, December 2

Ebola and the Future of Global Health Equity

 

Watch Paul Farmer discuss "Ebola and the Future of Global <br />Health Equity" »

Paul Farmer discusses what the outbreak is teaching us about the fractured global health system, and how we can build on the current crisis response to create long-term solutions.

Speaker:
 
Paul Farmer
Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Head of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Introduction by:

Jeffrey S. Flier
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Harvard University
Caroline Shields Walker Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

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Tuesday, November 18

In Praise of Giving and Gratitude

Watch Michael Craig Miller's Talk@12 "In Praise of Giving and Gratitude" (eCommons log-in required) »

Why make time for giving and gratitude? It takes only a few moments to thank a colleague or help someone in need, but for many of us, setting aside this time gets lost in the shuffle of our everyday lives. In this talk, Michael Craig Miller explains why taking time to give and express gratitude benefits not only our community, but also our own well-being.

Speaker:
 
Michael Craig Miller
HMS Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Beth Israel Medical Center
Senior Editor for Mental Health Publishing at Harvard Health Publications

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