Planning

Can We Find the Right Formula for Legal Physician-Assisted Death?

Last month, I wrote about my ambivalence about the EoLOA in a personal essay about a client who desired, but did not carry out, a physician-assisted death in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine.

/ July 2, 2018

Deadly Delirium

The day I showed up at the hospital, Pat’s nightmare had been running almost ceaselessly for several weeks. I found him tossing in bed, sweat pouring from his face, as he strained against the cloth ties tethering his wrists to...

/ December 15, 2017
Tom and Jennifer Brokaw at Chautauqua Instititution

Patient Advocacy and Advance Care Planning

When esteemed journalist Tom Brokaw was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, he said he was “unprepared for the universe I was about to enter.”

/ July 29, 2015