Food, Wine, Music, Dance
Saturday, 20 April 2013 • 7:00 PM • East Hall
An evening of dining, a performance by video dance artists Phadroid, an address from James. R. Doty, and more.
Stanford University Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery James Doty, M.D., will address “Compassion, Caring, and Psychedelics: On the Forefront of Science.” Dr. Doty is an award-winning doctor, nationally recognized educator, and the founder and director of the Center of Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE), a non-profit that investigates methods for cultivating compassion and promoting altruism within individuals and society through rigorous research, scientific collaborations, and academic conferences. The originally scheduled speaker, Wade Davis, had to cancel. Dinner tickets are sold separately.
James R. Doty, MD
Director and Founder, CCARE
Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery, Stanford University
James R. Doty, M.D. is the Founder and Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at the Stanford Institute for Neuro-Innovation and Translational Neuroscience (SINTN) of which His Holiness the Dalai Lama is the founding benefactor. He collaborates with scientists from a number of disciplines examining the neural bases for compassion and altruism.
He is an inventor and entrepreneur as well as a Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Stanford University School of Medicine. As a philanthropist, Dr. Doty supports a number of charitable organizations supporting peace initiatives and providing healthcare throughout the world. He also supports a variety of research initiatives and has provided scholarships and endowed chairs at multiple universities.
He is on the Board of a number of non-profit organizations including the Dalai Lama Foundation of which he is Chairman and the Association of Medical Ethics. Dr. Doty is also on the Senior Advisory Board of the Council of the Parliament of the World’s Religions
Watch Psychedelic Science 2013 performer Phadroid enchant the crowds of Cartographie Psychedelica.
Dinner tickets are sold separately. Buy tickets here.
This evening is made possible in part by the generous support of HydroSouls Botanicals.