11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Half Century Luncheon 2020
Thank you to everyone who attended the Stanford Medicine Alumni Association's Half Century Club Luncheon: a special afternoon designed to honor medical alumni and friends across multiple graduation years to celebrate those alumni who graduated more than 50 years ago.
This year's guest speaker is Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP, MFA
This event is by invitation only.
Location - Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club
2900 Sand Hill Rd.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club2900 Sand Hill Rd.
Menlo Park CA, 94025
Free valet parking will be available right out front of Sharon Heights for this event, and there is also ample free self parking.
Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP, MFA
Abraham Verghese is Professor and Linda R. Meier and Joan F. Lane Provostial Professor, and Vice Chair for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at the Stanford School of Medicine. He is also a critically acclaimed, best-selling author and a physician with an international reputation for his focus on healing in an era where technology often overwhelms the human side of medicine. Dr. Verghese’s deep interest in bedside medicine and his reputation as a clinician, teacher and writer led to his recruitment to Stanford University School of Medicine in 2007. Today, as a popular invited speaker, he shares his views on patient care. He talks nationally and internationally on the subject, in addition to talks and readings from his best-selling books. As an enduring legacy in training, he has led the effort at the Stanford School of Medicine to establish the Stanford 25, where residents and students are taught techniques and skills to recognize the basic phenotypic expressions of disease that manifest as abnormal physical signs. among his many awards, in 2016 he received the National Humanities Medal from President Obama and the National Endowment for the Arts.He is a graduate of Madras Medical School (India), earned a Masters in Fine Arts at the Iowa Writers Workshop at the University of Iowa, and is a designated Master, American College of Physicians.