March 2022

Arthur Kleinman



Torben Eskerod

Appearing Courtesy of Lindy Mullinax & Ray Moldow

Arthur Kleinman, M.D., is one of the most renowned and influential scholars and writers on psychiatry, anthropology, global health, and cultural and humanistic issues in medicine. Educated at Stanford University and Stanford Medical School, he has taught at Harvard for more than 40 years. He is currently a professor of psychiatry and of medical anthropology at Harvard Medical School and the Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor of Anthropology in Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences. He was the Fung Director of Harvard's Asia Center from 2008 to 2016. He is the author of six books, including "The Illness Narratives: Suffering, Healing, and the Human Condition," widely taught in medical schools. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

His latest book, "The Soul of Care: The Moral Education of a Husband and a Doctor," was published in September 2019 by Penguin/Viking.

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The Soul of Care
World-renowned Harvard physician Arthur Kleinman discusses his journey as a caregiver for his wife and the important lessons he learned along the way. His insight into our health care system is even more relevant today in the time of COVID-19.

Science Stage (Seats 1000)
Sun, Mar 7, 2021, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Science / Medicine / Technology
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Panelist: Arthur Kleinman
Moderator: Sydney Rice, MD
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