Taking it Slow with Victoria Sweet, MD

Taking it Slow with Victoria Sweet, MD

Denise Zmekhol

A talk about the benefits of slow medicine.

Rabbi Rami talks to Victoria Sweet, MD about the lifestyle of slow medicine and the essence of medicine. Her article "The Secret of Healing Touch" appears in the Nov/Dec issue of S&H.

Victoria Sweet was a physician at San Francisco’s Laguna Honda Hospital for more than twenty years, an experience she chronicled in God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine. An associate clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, she is also a prizewinning historian with a Ph.D. in history and social medicine, and the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship.

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