Webcast: A History of the Present Illness

REPLAY VIDEO: NOWCastSA will webcast the University of Texas Health Science Center's One Community/One Book presentation by author Louise Aronson, MD from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14 at the Health Science Center Holly Auditorium, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr.

Louise Aronson

Dr. Aronson will discuss her book,  "A History of the Present Illness," a collection of 16 fictional stories based on her true experiences as a doctor.

The presentation is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a reception and book signing. The event is sponsored by the Health Science Center's Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics and The Libraries. For questions about the event, call 210-567-0795.

The free webcast is underwritten by Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc., and can be watched right here on this page, live or later. Follow along on Twitter with #presentillness.

Dr. Aronson is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). A geriatrician and medical educator, Louise cares for frail older adults, directs the Northern California Geriatrics Education Center, the UCSF reflective learning curriculum, and the Pathways to Discovery Program, and serves as associate editor for the JAMA Care of the Aging Patient series and director of Public Medical Communication for the Program for the Aging Century.

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