Veteran spine surgeon Edward Benzel explains his approach to shared patient decision-making that earned him a glowing profile in Dr. Atul Gawande’s acclaimed bestseller on end-of-life care, Being Mortal.
Anu Suri, MD, staff in the Respiratory Institute, answers three questions about the moral responsibility of physicians to talk with patients about end-of-life care.
A palliative medicine physician decided to get a pet pig to balance her emotionally draining job with some fun and silliness. She never predicted what it would end up doing for her dying patients.
In a candid conversation about end-of-life care, Cleveland Clinic CEO and cardiac surgeon Toby Cosgrove shares memories of some searing losses and thoughts on how to improve patients’ last days.
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In a Q&A with two end-of-life care specialists, the celebrated surgeon shares thoughts on patient losses that still haunt him and how his thinking has evolved over a long career.