03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Paul Farmer: Early Influences That Led to a Career in Medicine

Partners in Health co-founder Paul Farmer, MD talks about the influences early in his life that led to his career in medicine.

His comments were taped on Sept. 21, 2009 during a panel discussion I moderated, entitled "Reflections on Leadership for Social Change," part of the inauguration of Jim Yong Kim as 17th president of Dartmouth College.