Abraham Verghese

Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP is a professor and Vice Chair for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at the School of Medicine at Stanford University. He is also a New York Times best-selling author and a physician with a reputation for his focus on healing in an era where technology often overwhelms the human side of medicine. He received the Heinz Award in 2014 and was awarded the National Humanities Medal, presented by President Barack Obama, in 2015.