Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP

Linda R. Meier and Joan F. Lane Provostial Professor

Professional Education

Fellowship: East Tennessee State University Medicine (1988) TN

Residency: East Tennessee State University Medicine (1983) TN

Medical Education: Madras University Medicine (1980) India

Master of Fine Arts, The University of Iowa, Fiction (1991)

Board Certification: Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (1988)

Board Certification: Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (1986)

Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Boston Univ School of Medicine, Infectious Diseases (1985)

Fellowship: Boston University Medical Center/Framington (1985) MA

Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1983)

Residency in Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Medicine (1983)

MD, Madras University, Medicine (1979)

Honors & Awards

Doctor of Humane Letters (Hon), Upstate Medical University, SUNY Syracuse (2012)

Member, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences (2011)

Member, Association of American Physicians, Association of American Physicians (2006)

Master, American College of Physicians (2005)

John P. McGovern Medal, Osler Society, Montreal (2007)

Doctor of Humane Letters (Hon), University of Northern Illinois (2007)

Doctor of Science (Hon), Swarthmore College (2001)

Administrative Appointments

Senior Associate Chair for the Theory & Practice of Medicine, Stanford University, Department of Medicine (2007 - Present)

Clerkship Director, Stanford University, Department of Medicine (2007 - Present)

Adjunct Faculty, Freeman Spogli Institute: Stanford Health Policy (2010 - Present)

Faculty, Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (2009 - Present)

A piece of my mind. The road back to the bedside.
Elder, A., Chi, J., Ozdalga, E., Kugler, J., & Verghese, A. (2013). A piece of my mind. The road back to the bedside. JAMA-the journal of the American Medical Association, 310(8), 799-800.

The Attending Physician on the Wards Finding a New Homeostasis
Wachter, R. M., & Verghese, A. (2012). The Attending Physician on the Wards Finding a New Homeostasis. JAMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 308(10), 977-978.

The Bedside Evaluation: Ritual and Reason
Verghese, A., Brady, E., Kapur, C. C., & Horwitz, R. I. (2011). The Bedside Evaluation: Ritual and Reason. ANNALS OF INTERNAL MEDICINE, 155(8), 550-U125.

The Physical Exam and Other Forms of Fiction
Kugler J, & Verghese A. (2010). The Physical Exam and Other Forms of Fiction. J Gen Intern Med.

Cutting for Stone
Verghese A. (2010). Cutting for Stone. A novel published by Vintage Books Edition, NY.

Cutting for Stone
Verghese A. (2009). Cutting for Stone. A novel published by Alfred P. Knopf, NY.

A touch of sense
Verghese A. (2009). A touch of sense. "Health Affairs, 24(8).

In Praise of the Physical Examination
Verghese A, & Horwitz RI. (2009). In Praise of the Physical Examination. British Medical Journal, 339.

My Own Country: A Doctor's Story of a Town and Its People in the Age of AIDS
Verghese A. My Own Country: A Doctor's Story of a Town and Its People in the Age of AIDS. Simon & Schuster, New York, NY 1994..

The Tennis Partner: A Doctor's Story of Friendship and Loss
Verghese A. The Tennis Partner: A Doctor's Story of Friendship and Loss. 1998 Aug. (Harper Collins in the USA, Vintage in the UK, Penguin in India). 1999 Oct Paperback version (by Harper Perennial in the USA and Vintage in UK).

Caring for Ivan Ilyich
Charlton B, & Verghese A. (2010). Caring for Ivan Ilyich. J Gen Intern Med, 25(1).

Culture Shock: The Patient as Icon, Icon as Patient
Verghese A. (2008). Culture Shock: The Patient as Icon, Icon as Patient. New England Journal of Medicine, 359(26).

The Calling
Verghese A. (2005). The Calling. New England Journal of Medicine, 352(18).