The Board of the Sonoma West Medical Foundation would like to personally invite you to attend this week's lecture with Dr. James K. Gude. Please note that although our lectures are usually on Wednesdays, this month it will be on Thursday, May 23rd. We hope to see you there!
2019 Distinguished Lecture Series
Sebastopol as the Hub of Global Telemedicine Providing Specialized Healthcare to Underserved Communities throughout the World
James K. Gude, M.D.
THURSDAY MAY 23, 2019
Reception 5:30 PM Presentation 6:00 - 7:00 PM
$5-10 Suggested Donation
James K. Gude, MD is an internationally respected specialist in Internal Medicine, who graduated with honors from Yale School of Medicine in 1965. He is a Fellow of Stanford University and is Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. Dr. Gude was ICU Director and Director of Critical Care at Sutter Medical Center, Santa Rosa, for 35 years where he is an esteemed faculty member of the Family Residency Program, and is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco. In 2006, using telemedicine, Dr. Gude co-founded OffSite Care (OSC) to provide high-acuity clinical care medicine to rural hospitals. The nonprofit Global Offsite Care was born in 2012 to extend telemedicine globally in the spirit of his mentor, Albert Schweitzer. Dr. Gude conducts internet "Grand Rounds" weekly from Sonoma Specialty Hospital to hospitals in Africa, India, Nepal, China, Philippines, Haiti, and the US.