March 16, 2024

Dr. Anthony Fauci

For the Greater Good

In a conversation about his decades-long career, hear the former director of NIAID share the challenges and successes he faced while leading the nation through two of the most significant global health crises in modern history.

Dr. Anthony Fauci

For the Greater Good

March 16, 2024

Dr. Anthony Fauci may have become a household name in 2020, but his commitment to public health and biomedical research has spanned a lifetime. In a conversation about his decades-long career, Dr. Fauci will share stories from his early years as a medical student through the challenges and successes he faced while leading the nation through two of the most significant global health crises in modern history. Dr. Fauci’s passion for science and his unwavering dedication to improving human health will be on full display while he reflects on his experiences on the frontlines of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and while navigating the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.

Format: Conversation with Audience Q&A

“I’ll let other people judge the value or not of my accomplishments, but what I would like people to remember about [my years of public service] is that every day, for all of those years, I’ve given it everything that I have, and I’ve never left anything on the field.”

– Dr. Anthony Fauci

About Dr. Anthony Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci is perhaps the most recognized and influential public health and policy figure of modern time. With a career bookended by the HIV/AIDS epidemic and COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Fauci’s impact spanned seven presidents and touched billions of lives.

Dr. Fauci served the public with a relentless pursuit of discovery and innovation for more than 50 years. Throughout his tenure, which included 38 years as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Dr. Fauci oversaw an extensive research portfolio devoted to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious and immune-mediated diseases. As the key advisor to seven U.S. presidents and their administrations, he led medical and public health preparedness and treatments against emerging infectious disease threats, including HIV/AIDS, pandemic influenza, Ebola, Zika, and COVID-19.

Dr. Fauci faced his research — and critics — with a steadfast devotion to science, a deep concern and empathy for those suffering from disease, and a human-centered pragmatism that ultimately led to extraordinary results. His unwavering dedication to doing what’s best for the public generated bipartisan political support for his scientific and medical contributions.

Dr. Fauci was awarded both the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the National Medal of Science by President George W. Bush. He is the recipient of numerous awards for his scientific and global health accomplishments, including the Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service, the Prince Mahidol Award from Thailand, the Robert Koch Gold Medal from Germany, and the Gairdner Global Health Award from Canada.

Dr. Fauci has also been awarded 58 honorary doctoral degrees from U.S. and global universities, and has authored, co-authored, and edited more than 1,400 scientific publications, including major textbooks about internal medicine, infectious diseases, and autoimmune diseases.

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