November 13th, 2022
Nashville, TN
TIME:1:15 pm CT

2022 AAMC Conference: Jordan J. Cohen Humanism in Medicine Lecture: Systemic Barriers to Humanism and Professionalism

Dr. Lawrence Smith

The Gold Foundation, in partnership with the AAMC, sponsors the Jordan J. Cohen Humanism in Medicine Lecture at the AAMC Annual Meeting, which features prominent speakers on topics related to humanism and medicine.


Jordan J. Cohen Humanism in Medicine Lecture: Systemic barriers to humanism and professionalism

The 2022 Speaker will be:

Lawrence G. Smith, MD, MACP
Gold Foundation Trustee
Executive Vice President for Northwell Health
and Founding Dean Emeritus of the Zucker School of Medicine

At the conclusion of his remarks, Dr. Smith will be joined on the podium for a conversation between Dr. Smith and Dr. Richard I. Levin, President and CEO, The Arnold P. Gold Foundation and Dr. Ellen Pearlman, the Associate Dean for Professionalism and Doctoring Skills at Zucker School of Medicine.

Other past lecturers include Dr. George Thibault, immediate Past President of the Macy Foundation; Dr. Don Berwick, President Emeritus and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement; Dr. Louisa Aronson, geriatrician and Pulitzer Prize finalist for writing; Anna Quindlen, bestselling novelist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist; and Dr. Abraham Verghese, Stanford Professor and author of Cutting for Stone.

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Don’t miss the other two Gold Foundation sessions at AAMC: “Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) Panel: A Conversation with Founding Deans – Embedding Humanism and Making it Stick” and “Vilcek-Gold Award for Humanism in Healthcare | Voices in Medicine Series.”