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Palliative & End-of-Life Articles & Resources

Articles

Death’s Best Friend

April 2, 2018: The New York Review of Books

What Does It Mean to Die?

February 5, 2018: The New Yorker

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What Matters in the End

October 26, 2017: On Being

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The Symptoms of Protracted Dying

October 24, 2017: The New York Times

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We’re Bad at Death. Can We Talk?

May 10, 2017: The New York Times

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Not Just a Death, a System Failure

February 6, 2016: The New York Times

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Is It Better to Die in America or in England?

January 19, 2016: The New York Times

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A Parting Lesson from My Parents

December 16, 2015: The Boston Globe

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A Quiet End to the ‘Death Panels’ Debate

November 20, 2015: The New York Times

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The Last Day of Her Life

May 14, 2015: The New York Times

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Dying Shouldn’t Be So Brutal

January 31, 2015: The New York Times

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When It’s the Doctor Who Can’t Let Go

September 6, 2014: The New York Times

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My Father's Beautiful Death

October 7, 2012: The Root

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How to Die

October 7, 2012: The New York Times

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Bring Health Care Home

December 4, 2011: The New York Times Op-Ed

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A Conversation Many Doctors Won't Have

November 16, 2011: The New York Times

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Demand Grows for Palliative Care

March 29, 2011: Kaiser Health News

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Palliative Care Extends Life

Aug 18, 2010: The New York Times

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Letting Go

Aug 2, 2010: The New Yorker

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