The Last Lecture

At the medical school where I teach, there’s a longstanding tradition in which the students in the graduating class vote on faculty to give their last lecture. This year, they picked me.

It’s a big honor, and I wrestled with what the last lesson for the Class of 2021 should be.

Here’s what I came up with.

(Running time: 15:29)

(Believe it or not, this is the second year in a row I’ve given the last lecture: if you’re interested, the 2020 version is here.)


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The Last Lecture