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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

June 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Atul Gawande, MD, author of best-selling book Being Mortal. Join JSSA for a free screening of the Being Mortal documentary.

Join JSSA and Sibley Memorial Hospital for a free screening and panel discussion of the PBS Frontline film Being Mortal. Based on the best-selling book by Atul Gawande, MD, this documentary explores the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness and their relationships with the physicians who treat them. Be a part of a national conversation taking place about what matters most when facing difficult treatment decisions and how to have these conversations ahead of a medical crisis.

Panelists:

Rabbi David Rose, Chaplain, JSSA

Susan Ely, MSN, NP, ACHPN, Outpatient Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, Sibley Memorial Hospital

Elisabeth Carrino-Tamasi, MSW, LGSW, Senior Coordinator, Sibley Center for Patient and Family Services

Moderator:

Joy Sexton, RN, BSN, Director of Hospice, JSSA

 

Details

Date:
June 21
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

Sibley Memorial Hospital
5215 Loughboro Road, NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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