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    The Bald and the Beautiful: A Chat w/Dr. Abraham Verghese

    • calendar_today April 7th, 2024

    The world-renowned physician/author returns to share some hard-won wisdom.

    Topics & Timecodes:

    00:00 Intro

    02:50 Wisdom of aging, lessons learned, what is the meaning of life anyway?

    6:30 The Enneagram as it relates to the physician-patient relationship and beyond

    22:48 The power of poetry, fiction and the arts

    27:25 Iain McGilchrist’s theory on right & left brain integration, the ritual of the physical exam

    39:58 Expressing care in a human way, AI

    42:19 Failure of the measurement industrial complex, moral injury, Health 3.0

    47:31 The highs and lows (and everything in between) of Abraham’s new book “The Covenant of Water”

    56:55 Abraham questions ME on my own hero’s journey

    1:05:29 Is science linear?

    1:09:10 Why caregivers struggle with feelings of unworthiness, what it means to “find beauty and be still.”

    And check out our previous episodes together.

    Book References:

    The Covenant of Water

    The Road Back To You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery

    The Wisdom of the Enneagram

    The Master and His Emissary

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