Dr. Michael Saag will discuss his new book POSITIVE
On Saturday, May 17th at 4
PM, Carmichael's welcomes Dr. Michael Saag
for a discussion and signing of his new book Positive : One Doctor's Personal Encounters with Death, Life, and the U.S. Health System. Saag began his
medical residency in 1981, within days of the Centers for Disease
Control's first report of a mysterious "gay cancer" killing young men.
Soon, the young doctor's career was yoked to the epidemic. His life's
work became turning the most deadly virus in human history into a
chronic, manageable disease. "Positive" is Dr. Saag's tribute to the
unforgettable patients he has known and an urgent call to create a
comprehensive, compassionate, accessible healthcare system in the name
of those we can save today. Please join us for this very special event!
Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but available in 1-3 days.
Published: Greenleaf Book Group - April 15th, 2014
"Positive" traces the life of Michael S. Saag, MD, an internationally known expert on the virus that causes AIDS, but the book is more than a memoir: through his story, Dr. Saag also shines a light on the dysfunctional US healthcare system, proposing optimistic yet realistic remedies drawn from his distinguished medical career.