This is a huge loss for Global Health - that means everyone

Dr. Paul Farmer has died.


There will plenty of places to read well written columns about Dr. Farmer, like NPR.


For those who need to get a little more information about the man, the doctor, the humanitarian, try Mountains Beyond Mountains, by Tracy Kidder. There are other books; this one is just a great introduction.


His work might not seem like it touched our areas of concern in medicine, but I would gladly argue that it touches every area and has done so for years.


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