Pri-Med Press Release

National Bestselling Author, Abraham Verghese, MD, to Keynote Pri-Med East Annual Conference

Pri-Med announces Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP, nationally bestselling author and prominent voice in medicine, will present “The Care in Caring: High-Touch in a Hi-Tech Age” at Pri-Med East Annual Conference.

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Boston, Mass., US–(Marketwired - August 29, 2017) - DBC Pri-Med, LLC, the leading provider of professional medical education to a community of 275,000 health care professionals, announced that Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP, nationally bestselling author and prominent voice in medicine, will present “The Care in Caring: High-Touch in a Hi-Tech Age” at Pri-Med East Annual Conference to be held September 14-17, 2017, at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center. This educational event will offer 65 professional development courses focused in primary care, including sessions that fulfill the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine CME requirements for pain and risk management.

Dr. Verghese sees a future for health care which marries technological innovation with the traditional doctor-patient relationship. In his keynote speech, he will address the potential consequences of focusing exclusively on technology and data, including patient dissatisfaction, physician burnout, medical error, and loss of ritual.

In addition to being a deep thinker about the future of health care, Dr. Verghese is a successful author with tremendous popular appeal. His most recent novel, Cutting for Stone, was a runaway hit, topping the New York Times bestseller list for over two years and earning a movie contract.

Dr. Verghese’s presentation is on Friday, September 15 at 7:45 AM EST. Visit Pri-Med.com to preview his talk.

Clinicians who register before September 13 will receive the discounted registration price of $115. For more information and to register for Pri-Med East, visit www.pri-med.com/east.


About Pri-Med

Pri‐Med is an operating division of Diversified Communications. Based in Boston, Mass., the organization has been a trusted source for professional medical education to over 275,000 clinicians since 1995. Through live meetings in over 30 U.S. cities and digital activities at Pri-Med.com, clinicians rely on Pri‐Med for opportunities to engage with local peers, meet internationally renowned faculty, and participate in world‐class educational activities.  For more information, visit: http://www.pri-med.com/about