Graduation Address Delivered by Max Essex

On May 6, 2016, Max Essex, the Lasker Professor of Health Sciences at Harvard and Chair of the Harvard AIDS Initiative, addressed the graduating class of 60 physicians at Marshall University’s Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. The ceremony took place at the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center in Huntington, West Virginia. Here are Essex’s remarks. Special congratulations to all who are graduating. I’m honored to be invited to your celebration. You should feel gratified,…