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Louise Aronson, M.D., M.F.A., is a leading geriatrician, writer, educator, professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the author of The New York Times bestseller, "Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, and Reimagining Life." A graduate of Harvard Medical School and the Warren Wilson Program for Writers, Dr. Aronson has received the Gold Professorship in Humanism in Medicine, the California Homecare Physician of the Year award, and the American Geriatrics Society Clinician-Teacher of the Year award. Her writing appears in publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, Discover Magazine, JAMA, Bellevue Literary Review and the New England Journal of Medicine and has earned her four Pushcart nominations, the Sonora Review Prize and a MacDowell fellowship. Her work has been featured on TODAY, CBS This Morning, NPR’s Fresh Air, Politico, LitHub, Kaiser Health News and Tech Nation.