Robert M. Sapolsky, PhD


Nadine Burke Harris, MD, MPH,
California Surgeon General
Moderated by
Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD


Healthy Coping With Long-Term Pandemic Impacts

Thurs. Mar 18, 7:00pm PT

Registration closes 24 hours before the event or when maximum registration is reached.

Prof. Robert M. Sapolsky, Stanford neuroscientist and the country’s foremost expert on chronic stress, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, California Surgeon General, who studies the biology of childhood adversity, and Dr. Fumiko Hoeft, physician and researcher on learning and the brain, who will moderate this important discussion, consider the effects of chronic stress from coping with the pandemic and quarantine. They will help us limit adverse consequences and boost our own and our children’s resilience to stress.

Free for member school parents and for all educators from member and non-member schools.



The Common Ground Speaker Series presents distinguished speakers in education, parenting and health at venues across the San Francisco Peninsula. Our 2020-2021 Series will take place live online. Parents, faculty and staff at our 44 member schools attend the Common Ground online events free of charge. Faculty and educators from non-member schools are also invited to attend free of charge. Guests from non-member schools and the general community are welcome to register and attend virtual live stream events for a non-refundable $10 fee. Registration closes two hours before the start of each event or when maximum registration is reached.

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