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Author Victoria Sweet, MD, speaks Feb 21, 4:00 pm - Picchi Memorial Lecture series

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Thursday, February 21, 2013
Ends: 
Thursday, February 21, 2013

February 21, 2013
4 pm
Dr. Victoria Sweet, author of “God’s Hotel: A Doctor, A Hospital, and A Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine"
Health Education Center, SMU

The 23rd annual Picchi Memorial Lecture on February 21, 2013, will present Dr. Victoria Sweet, author of “God’s Hotel: A Doctor, A Hospital, and A Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine.” The event at the Health Education Center will begin at 4 p.m., with a reception following the lecture.

Dr. Sweet is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. She is also a prize-winning medical historian with a PhD in history and social medicine. She has practiced medicine for more than 20 years at Laguna Honda Hospital in San Francisco, which is where she began writing.  The author of many notable, published pieces, Dr. Sweet's most recent book, "God's Hotel," is raising awareness and inspiring discussions on how medical care and treatment are delivered in the United States. 

Read more about Dr. Sweet here.