Chasing My Cure: Lessons Learned About Living from Nearly Dying

July 23, 2020 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In-person session

ABOUT THE SESSION
David Fajgenbaum will share about his journey from being a healthy Penn med student to a terminally ill patient suffering from repeated COVID19-like cytokine storms. After nearly dying for the fourth time and running out of treatment options, Dr. Fajgenbaum dedicated his life to chasing a cure for his deadly illness. He identified a treatment that is saving his life and is now sharing lessons he learned about life, hope, and resilience through his national bestselling memoir, Chasing My Cure: A Doctor's Race to Turn Hope Into Action.
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