The Scientific Roots of Wisdom, Compassion, and What Makes Us Good

WISER by Dilip Jeste, MD, with Scott LaFee, is chosen by Next Big Idea Club as one of the “8 Must-Read Books of Winter 2021”!

Dilip V. Jeste, MD

Dilip Jeste, MD, is a neuropsychiatrist who has spent more than 20 years studying aspects of wisdom and healthy aging. He is a professor of psychiatry and neurosciences and the director of the Center for Healthy Aging at the University of California San Diego, and a past president of the American Psychiatric Association.

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Scott LaFee

Scott LaFee is director of communications and media relations for UC San Diego Health, UC San Diego Health Sciences, and the UC San Diego School of Medicine. He was previously a science writer and editor at the San Diego Union-Tribune.