Dr. Victoria Sweet: “Slow Medicine: The Way to Healing” | Talks at Google

Award-winning author and physician Dr. Victoria Sweet talks with us about her new book, “Slow Medicine: The Way to Healing”, a radical new understanding of how medicine is best practiced.

Over the years that Victoria Sweet has been a physician, “healthcare” has replaced medicine, “providers” look at their computers more than at their patients, and costs keep soaring, all in the ruthless pursuit of efficiency. Yet the remedy that economists and policy makers continue to miss is also miraculously simple, and Sweet shares with us her unique insights gained over decades at the frontlines of medical practice. This manifesto disguised as a memoir is garnering praise all over the country: “Her personal odyssey is more stirring than any polemical manifesto could be.” –The Atlantic. Sweet also authored the bestselling “God’s Hotel”.

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