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Guest Name
Neil Farber
Guest Occupation
internal medicine physician
Guest Biography

Neil Farber is a retired academic internal medicine physician. He obtained his undergraduate degree Cum Laude in Biology at Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster Pennsylvania, in 1972, and was Phi Beta Kappa. He went on to get his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1976. He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. He practiced medicine for 40 years, teaching, researching and providing patient care in medical schools initially on the East Coast. For 12 years he was Professor of Clinical Medicine at University of California, San Diego, retiring at the end of April 2019. His academic interests are in education and teaching, especially in regards to patient-physician communication skills and medical ethics. He has received numerous awards, including Top Doctor of San Diego five times, and is a member of the FDA Non-Prescription Drug Advisory Committee. He has published over 60 research papers, and has recently published a book entitled, Recognizing and Utilizing Common Everyday Events to Enhance Your Life and Career.