Victor J. Dzau, MD

President, National Academy of Medicine

In Conversation: June 11, 2019 | 5pm est/2pm pst

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Victor J. Dzau live June 11 from the National Academy of Medicine, as he shares his perspectives on the tremendous advancements in biological understanding achieved in the last 30 years.

Dr. Dzau has made a significant impact on medicine through his seminal research in cardiovascular medicine and genetics and his leadership in healthcare innovation. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

In addition to his presidency at the National Academy, Dr. Dzau is chancellor emeritus and James B. Duke Professor of Medicine at Duke University, and past President and CEO of Duke University Health System. Previously, Dr. Dzau was the Hersey Professor of Theory and Practice of Medicine and Chair of Medicine at Harvard Medical School’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, as well as chair of the Department of Medicine at Stanford University.

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