Reflections on Life’s End

Wall Street Journal ~ Why Doctors Die Differently

Careers in medicine have taught them the limits of treatment and the need to plan for the end Years ago, Charlie, a highly respected orthopedist and a mentor of mine, found a lump in his stomach. It was diagnosed as pancreatic cancer by one of the best surgeons in the country, who had developed a […]

Changing how we care for the incurable

By Judy Citko & Myra Christopher, San Diego Union Tribune Despite polarizing political views about what’s wrong with health care in America today, one thing that most people can agree on is that our current system does not work for patients, families or health care professionals. Few areas highlight what’s wrong with “the system” as […]