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Medicine Writ Large     Kim Solez, MD
Medicine Writ Large“Medicine is a social science, and politics is nothing elsethan medicine writ large. Medicine as a soci...
Medicine Writ Large“It is the curse of humanity that it learns to tolerate eventhe most horrible situations by habituation...
Envisioning Medicine As AField Much Larger Than We      Had Ever Considered                   Before.                 Incl...
In This Overarching   Concept of Medicine It Is     Involved in All Human                 Endeavor.It must be a force for ...
LABMP 590 Presentations   on Obesity and Nepal     Both Emphasize the  Social Responsibility of              Medicine –   ...
Medicine Writ Large –  A good concept to       keep in mind
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Medicine Writ Large presentation by Dr. Kim Solez March 12th, 2013, from the Technology and Future of Medicine course LABMP 590 http://www.singularitycourse.com at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. Copyright (c) 2013, Transpath Inc.

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  1. 1. Medicine Writ Large Kim Solez, MD
  2. 2. Medicine Writ Large“Medicine is a social science, and politics is nothing elsethan medicine writ large. Medicine as a social science, asthe science of human beings, has the obligations topoint out problems and to attempt their theoreticalsolution: the politician, the practical anthropologist,must find the means for their practical solution. ” – Rudolf Virchow
  3. 3. Medicine Writ Large“It is the curse of humanity that it learns to tolerate eventhe most horrible situations by habituation. Physiciansare the natural attorneys of the poor, and the socialproblems should largely be solved by them.” – Rudolf Virchow
  4. 4. Envisioning Medicine As AField Much Larger Than We Had Ever Considered Before. Including: Disease Human Enhancement Improvements in Society
  5. 5. In This Overarching Concept of Medicine It Is Involved in All Human Endeavor.It must be a force for good. It cannot be a silo competing with other silos.
  6. 6. LABMP 590 Presentations on Obesity and Nepal Both Emphasize the Social Responsibility of Medicine – Medicine Writ Large.
  7. 7. Medicine Writ Large – A good concept to keep in mind
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