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Reflections on Day 3 of EyeforPharma Barcelona:  Visca el Barca!

Before departing Barcelona after the last day of EyeforPharma Barcelona, I tried desperately to soak up the last hours of the city’s feverish excitement about the Barcelona Football Club and its 38-game winning streak.  With cheers of “Visca el Barca!” ringing in my ears, I longed to  take the city’s energy, excitement and pride home with me. 

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Reflections on Day 2 of Eye for Pharma Barcelona:  On Managing Change

Today, on my way back to my hotel, I took the time to stroll past the Sagrada Familia, the masterwork of architect Antoni Gaudi was begun in 1882, in the tradition of building cathedrals over centuries. The soaring silhouette of this iconic cathedral-in-the-works has come to symbolize Barcelona itself, even as it has generated controversy.

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Reflections on Day 1 of Eye for Pharma Barcelona:  The Art of Patient-Centricity and The Art of ...Flamenco Dance?

Clap-clap-clap!  Stomp-Stomp!  At the end of a productive day in the Exhibit Hall at Eye for Pharma Barcelona 2016, I followed the sound, until I arrived at a stage with a dancer performing the mesmerizing traditional flamenco dance, singing, stomping, and clapping, a vivid blur of scarlet ruffles swirling from the traditional flamenco costume amid the fervent strumming of a guitar.

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