Dr. Abraham Verghese & The Power of The Doctor’s Touch

In this powerful talk, physician and writer Abraham Verghese talks about his concern that medicine is in danger of losing one of its most powerful tools: human touch. A professor for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at Stanford, Dr. Verghese’s practice of weekly rounds inspired the creation of the Stanford 25, hands-on sessions and online content to teach the bedside physical exam to students, residents and faculty and promote the culture of bedside medicine.

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