Books Sandwiched In Fall 2021 *ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED*
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Book: Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe
A sweeping saga of three generations of the Sackler family (one of the richest in the world), whose fortune was amassed by Valium, and then OxyContin, which generated 35 billion dollars in revenue, and was the catalyst for the opioid crisis.
Reviewer: Bernard Sussman, MD, Professor of Clinical Medicine and Medical Humanities. A former primary care physician in Rochester, Dr. Sussman is currently a member of the Divisions of Palliative Care, Medical Humanities and Bioethics at the U of R Medical Center.