MacArthur Fellows on National Doctors’ Day

Today is National Doctors’ Day!

As COVID-19 (commonly known as coronavirus) accelerates its spread all over the world, we celebrate the doctors who are caring for people during the outbreak.

We also recognize all kinds of physicians who have made advancements and delivered care that has helped, and continues to help, people in every corner of the world facing a number of medical challenges.

We found these quotes from just a few remarkable MacArthur Fellows who are doctors. They are developing scientific breakthroughs, creating new frameworks for understanding medical challenges, and helping to improve the lives of people.

Which ones inspire you?

Bonus content: Check out how other MacArthur Fellows have reacted to the coronavirus outbreak, and MacArthur Fellow Gregg Gonsalves, an epidemiologist, on how to help stop the spread of infectious diseases like coronavirus.

Learn more about how the MacArthur Foundation is responding to the COVID-19 outbreak and supporting nonprofits during the pandemic. We have also shared guidance that we have provided with regard to COVID-19 to protect the well-being of our staff, visitors to the Foundation, and people participating in MacArthur convenings. You can also review updates on the CDC website for more general information regarding the situation.

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