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An Intimate Conversation with the 19th United States Surgeon General
Vivek H. Murthy, MD
Moderated by Rachael Steidl, Founder and Executive Director of YouthWell (2020/2021 Lectures)
How to Watch
“Together stands with Atul Gawande's classic, Being Mortal.” – Malcolm Gladwell
Vivek H. Murthy, MD, served as the 19th Surgeon General of the US, 2014-17, where he created initiatives to tackle our country’s most urgent public health issues. In 2017 he began to focus his attention on chronic stress and isolation as problems that have profound implications for health, productivity and happiness. He is the author of Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World, clearly a topic with special relevance in 2020. In this timely fireside chat followed by a Q&A, Dr. Murthy will talk about his work on loneliness and the current state of public health and take questions on these critical topics.
2020-2021 TLI Book Selection
As part of A&L’s Thematic Learning Initiative, FREE copies of Together by Vivek H. Murthy, MD will be distributed to the Santa Barbara community in advance of his lecture. Pick-up dates and locations
will be posted on Thematic-Learning.org.
Presented in association with
Ridley-Tree Cancer Center, Sansum Clinic,
Cottage Health, and Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics
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