Jul 6, 2022
Talmadge E. King Jr., MD, is the Dean of the School of Medicine and Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. King is also a Master of the American College of Physicians and Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians. He holds the UCSF Julius R. Krevans Distinguished Professorship in Internal Medicine, and is a recipient of the 2007 Trudeau Medal, the highest honor of the American Lung Association & American Thoracic Society. His research has led to pioneering treatments for interstitial pneumonias, and his bibliography comprises more than three hundred publications, as well as the co-authorship of eleven books.
“Keep working to become the best and don’t worry about what opportunities are out there. If they want you now, they’re going to want you even more later because you're going to be better.” This was a piece of advice the young Dr. Talmadge King received from one of his mentors. Tune in as we listen to the now Dean at UCSF share impactful anecdotes from his life reinforcing fundamental values of trust, kindness and continuous self-development to find joy in medicine.