The Fatigue Prescription

by Linda Hawes Clever, MD


Linda Hawes Clever, M.D., MACP, founder and president of the not-for-profit RENEW and Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs at Stanford University Medical School, received undergraduate and medical degrees from Stanford University. After interning at Stanford, she had several years of medical residency and fellowships at Stanford and the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Clever is Board certified in Internal Medicine and Occupational Medicine.

Dr. Clever’s personal and professional interests center on health, “renewal” (the ever-necessary process of refreshing values, goals, and energy), leadership, building community, and the interactions of lives, health and work.

Dr. Clever has been a pioneer in the care of immigrants and other low income patients, training of nurse practitioners, humane treatment of AIDS patients in the workplace, and occupational health. She has led national, regional, and local medical and voluntary organizations and has written scores of papers, chapters, and editorials for medical journals, books, and newspapers. Dr. Clever is a dedicated walker and enjoys good company, good conversation and good cookies.

Her husband, James A. Clever, M.D., is also an internist who also serves on community boards and was elected to the Marin Healthcare District Board. Their daughter, Sarah, is also an internist, and a faculty member of the Department of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

The Fatigue Prescription: Four Steps to Renewing Your Energy, Health and Life

Now in its 2nd Printing!

Go From Tired and Wired to Active and Healthy!

Do you feel frazzled and over-committed way too often? Sure, there are plenty of reasons: you have lots of worthy stuff on your plate and the world is complicated. But the way you're living may well be sapping your vitality, cutting your effectiveness and even making you sick – and tired.

If any of this sounds familiar, THE FATIGUE PRESCRIPTION will change your life.

After experiencing a fatigue melt-down, Dr. Linda Clever, Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF and founder of RENEW, discovered a remedy that she and thousands of others have used to refresh, renew, and begin creating whole, healthy lives. In this must-read book, she outlines signs of trouble like aches and anger, boredom and rupturing relationships.

In THE FATIGUE PRESCRIPTION, Dr. Clever also delivers a practical and easy-to-follow guide to taking care of your whole self. She provides vital tips, self-assessment guides, and urgent pointers on how to live the kind of life and have the impact you want. You and she will have a good time together, too.

Linda Hawes Clever, MD knows all about living a whirling, blurring life. After attending Stanford University, where she also earned her medical degree, Linda became known for "firsts" that include first woman Governor in the American College of Physicians, first woman editor of the Western Journal of Medicine, and starting a unique department at California Pacific Medical Center -- all while being a wife, mother and active community volunteer. PHEW! She is a member of the prestigious Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, and Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF. In 1998, she founded RENEW, a non-profit organization that aims to help busy, devoted people regain -- or maintain -- their effectiveness and creativity. ARE YOU TIRED YET? Linda has chaired the board of KQED Public Broadcasting Stations and served on the Stanford University Board of Trustees for fourteen years. READY FOR A NAP?

Thank goodness she developed a series of tools to “treat” spiritual and physical exhaustion so you can keep going while you regain your values, motivation, strength and joie de vivre. She needs THE FATIGUE PRESCRIPTION and so do you!

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