2020 AAMC: Dr. Vivek Murthy receives the 2020 Vilcek-Gold Award, interviewed by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

Dr. Vivek Murthy, 19th U.S. Surgeon General and author of the New York Times bestseller “Together,” spoke at the Association of American Medical Colleges’ 2020 Learn Serve Lead conference on November 17, where he was presented the 2020 Vilcek-Gold Award for Humanism in Healthcare. The award, jointly presented by the Gold and Vilcek foundations, recognizes foreign-born professionals who have made an extraordinary impact on humanism in U.S. healthcare. After his opening remarks, Dr. Murthy engaged in a wide-ranging conversation with Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the 2019 Vilcek-Gold Award recipient. The title of this session was “Together: The Healing Power of the Human Connection.”

Read more about the Vilcek-Gold Award.