Ask about Samuel Shem
Key Points
  • The House of God, as been hailed as "one of the two most significant medical novels of the 20th Century", having sold to date over three million copies.
  • Co-wrote the award-winning off-Broadway play Bill W. and Dr. Bob.
  • Is well versed on the practice of medicine, having given over fifty commencement speeches on “Staying Human in Medicine” .
  • Has been a Visiting Scholar at the American Academy in Rome.
Topics
  • The relationship between psychiatry and managed care
  • The importance of cultivating compassionate connections among doctors, patients and other health related subjects
  • How do we talk about race, racism, and white supremacy without screaming at each other?
  • Staying human in medicine: Lessons from The House of God
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