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About John Wynn
John Wynn is a Seattle psychiatrist and educator working in the areas of oncology, organizational consultation, and physician health. Wynn received his B.A. in Philosophy from Yale College and his M.D. degree from the University of Illinois.
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About This Talk
Psychiatrist Wynn posits that what drives humans to succeed is, in fact, our constant awareness of our mortality. But do we seek status at the expense of a meaningful life and fulfillment of our purpose?
John Wynn at TEDMED 2011 - Q and A
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