Event Ticketing Information

The 18th Annual Thomas J. White Symposium will be held on Saturday, September 24 from 3:00-5:00 pm at Sanders Theatre in Harvard’s Memorial Hall in Cambridge. Tickets for this year’s Symposium will be available through the Harvard Box Office beginning September 13th at noon by phone, (617-496-2222) or in person at 1350 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA. Each person will be able to reserve 2 tickets and although the event is free, the Harvard Box Office does charge a processing fee for reservations taken over the phone.

About Thomas J. White

From Partners In Health’s founding in the early 1980s, co-founder and partner Thomas J. White enabled the organization to do “whatever it takes” to make our patients well. It is difficult to measure the impact of this commitment—millions of lives have been saved around the world because of it. Whether financing the construction of a small clinic in Cange or investing in the expensive drug regimens of PIH’s first multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) patients, Tom’s investment in service to the destitute sick and his vision of what could be have changed global health delivery forever.

Tom passed away in January 2011, but his legacy continues. Read PIH co-founder Paul Farmer's eulogy for Tom White.

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“The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that's wrong with the world.”

—Dr. Paul Farmer
Chief Strategist & Co-founder