Victoria Sweet, MD, PhD

victoria_sweet_at_laguna_hondaDr. Sweet is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and a prize-winning historian with a Ph.D. in medical history. For twenty years she practiced medicine at Laguna Honda Hospital in San Francisco. In her first book, God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine (Riverhead, 2012), she laid out her evidence—in stories of her patients and her hospital—for some radically new ideas about medicine and healthcare. She was a Guggenheim Fellow for 2014-2015 and is currently working on her next book, Slow Medicine: A Way to Healing which will be published September, 2017 Riverhead.

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