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Sixth & I

Dr. Paul Farmer

In Conversation with Dr. Claire Pierre

May 7, 2013 • 7:00 pm ET
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To Repair the World: Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation is a collection of short speeches by the charismatic doctor and social activist. One of the most passionate and influential voices for global health equity and social justice, Dr. Farmer encourages young people to tackle the greatest challenges of our times. Engaging, often humorous, and always inspiring, these speeches bring to light the brilliance and force of Dr. Farmer’s vision in a single, accessible volume.

A must-read for graduates, students, and everyone seeking to help bend the arc of history toward justice, To Repair the World leaves the reader with an uplifting vision: that with creativity, passion, teamwork, and determination, the next generations can make the world a safer and more human place.

Paul Farmer, M.D., Ph.D., is Kolokotrones University Professor at Harvard University and Chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Farmer will be in conversation with Dr. Claire Pierre, Director of the Program in Health Systems Strengthening and Social Change in Harvard Medical School’s Department of Global Health and Social Medicine.