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Author LinkFarmer, Paul,1959-
Uniform Title LinkSpeeches. Selections
Title LinkTo repair the world : Paul Farmer speaks to the next generation / edited by Jonathan Weigel ; foreword by President Bill Clinton.
Distribution Berkeley : University of California Press, [2013]
Description xxvii, 266 pages, 16 pages of plates :  illustrations ;  22 cm.
Type of Material Book GV
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-263).
Contents Contents: pt. 1. Reimagining equity. General anesthesia for the (young doctor’s) soul? : Brown Medical School, Commencement 2001 ; Epiphany, metanoia, praxis : turning road angst into hope ... and action : Boston College, Commencement 2005 ; Three stories, three paradigms, and a critique of social entrepreneurship : Skoll World Forum, Oxford University 2008 ; The story of the inhaler : College of the Holy Cross, Commencement 2012 ; Countering failures of imagination : Northwestern University, Commencement 2012 -- pt. 2. The future of medicine and the big picture. If you take the red pill : reflections on the future of medicine : Harvard Medical School, Class Day 2003 ; Medicine as a vocation : University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Commencement 2004 ; Haiti after the earthquake : Harvard Medical School, Talks@Twelve Speaker Series 2010 ; The tetanus speech : University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Commencement 2010 -- pt. 3. Health, human rights, and unnatural disasters. Global health equity and the missing weapons of mass salvation : Harvard School of Public Health, Commencement 2004 ; Making public health matter : Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Commencement 2006 ; Unnatural disasters and the right to health care : Tulane School of Medicine, Commencement 2008 ; Exploring the adjacent possible : Georgetown University, Commencement 2011 -- pt. 4. Service, solidarity, social justice. Who stands fast? : Union Theological Seminary, Union Medal acceptance speech 2006 ; Courage and compassion in the time of Guantánamo : Emory University, Commencement 2007 ; Spirituality and justice : All Saints Parish (Brookline, MA), Spirituality and Justice Award acceptance speech 2008 ; Making hope and history rhyme : Princeton University, Commencement 2008 ; The drum major instinct : Boston University, Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration 2009 ; Accompaniment as policy : Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Commencement 2011.
Summary "Here are highlights from Paul Farmers’ speeches to a variety of audiences, from Princeton to Harvard to Notre Dame to Berkeley. Paul is a rock star of the academy who has a large following among many groups: students, doctors, general readers, activists, public health folks, professors. He is the pied piper of everyone who wants to change the world. Not only is he cofounder of Partners In Health,US Deputy Special Envoy to Haiti,head of social medicine at Harvard, but he’s also a charming, humorous, engaging public speaker whose charisma is legend. In this book, conceived of as a graduation gift for students write large, Farmer addresses the challenges facing young people with a call for them to change the world and become activists"-- Provided by publisher.
Per.Sub. LinkFarmer, Paul, 1959- -- Addresses.
Subject LinkPublic health -- Social aspects.
LinkPublic welfare.
LinkPublic health administration.
LinkPublic health -- Citizen participation.
LinkPublic health --Addresses
Add.Author LinkWeigel, Jonathan, 1986-

System Number 000673140
ISBN Link9780520275973 (hardback)
Link0520275977 (hardback)

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