Paul Kalanithi, MD, is a Stanford neurosurgeon with lung cancer. He wrote a popular op-ed for The New York Times in early 2014 about his experiences after diagnosis. Here he reflects on the nature of time and how his perception of it has changed, as doctor, patient and new father.
Open Office Hours is an opportunity to converse with great minds at Stanford. Drawing on the traditions of faculty office hours and learning outside the lecture hall, the series is free and open to anyone with a Facebook account.
For more than 90 years Stanford has delivered courses specifically intended for freshmen. These classes, often taught by faculty teams representing distinct departments and schools, encourage students to develop the ability to ask rigorous questions that can lead to scientific experimentation or literary interpretation or social policy analysis. Read more about the program: http://stanford.io/1qdh9Q7 #ThinkingMatters