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Living Room Lecture: Renaissance Physician

The historical period of the Renaissance that has been described as the making of modern man was also the making of modern medicine. Join Dr. Philip Goscienski as he gives an overview of the Renaissance with particular emphasis on medical practices of the day and how they influenced today’s physicians. This event will be held on Zoom and is limited to 100 attendees.

About the Presenter

Philip J. Goscienski, M.D. is a pediatric infectious diseases specialist with a 47-year career in clinical and academic medicine. Dr. Goscienski reached the rank of Captain in the United States Navy Medical Corps and closed his military career as Head of the Infectious Diseases Branch, Department of Pediatrics, Naval Regional Medical Center, San Diego, California. He was Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California at San Diego School of Medicine until his retirement. He is the author of more than 700 newspaper and magazine articles as well as several medical journal articles and textbook chapters on various topics in pediatric infectious diseases. Dr. Goscienski has drawn on his interests in biology, anthropology, paleopathology and physical fitness to develop Better Life Seminars, a series of presentations in which he explains how our most distant ancestors lived and how we can apply this knowledge to our lives today.

Date: Thursday, December 10, 2020
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Online on Zoom
Cost: Pay what you wish

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