On Wednesday February 13, at 630 pm, UCSF Library at Parnassus, Victoria Sweet MD. Associate Clinical Professor UCSF, will give a presentation titled “God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine.” Drawn from Dr. Sweet’s recent book, this talk will concern Hildegard of Bingen’s medicine and her idea of viriditas, or greening power, as... View Article
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Victoria Sweet, author of ‘God’s hotel’, on the importance of history in medical training and clinical practice.June 3, 2012 10:29 am Comments Off on Victoria Sweet, author of ‘God’s hotel’, on the importance of history in medical training and clinical practice.
Earlier this week I had the privilege of interviewing Dr. Victoria Sweet, former PhD graduate student in history of medicine in this department, and now UCSF Clinical Professor of Medicine and author of the book God’s Hotel (previously featured on the DAHSM blog, read relevant post here). Her book tells the story of what is probably the last alms-house in... View Article
The efficient way of slow medicine: the story of the last US almshouse through the eyes of doctor and historian of medicine Victoria SweetMay 24, 2012 12:31 pm Comments Off on The efficient way of slow medicine: the story of the last US almshouse through the eyes of doctor and historian of medicine Victoria Sweet
Victoria Sweet, associate clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and former PhD student in History of Medicine at DAHSM, is one of a kind, in many regards. Just to name one, Victoria is unique in having spent several months at the beginning of her career as a medical doctor looking for a position that would... View Article