Assisted Suicide, Part 2

In part two of our discussion of the controversial but important issue of physician-assisted suicide, we talk with Dr. Brian Callister, a nationally recognized expert in hospital care transitions and end-of-life care. Dr. Callister will discuss why he and others oppose physician-assisted suicide laws and how these laws have a wide-ranging impact on our healthcare system and patients.

Assisted Suicide, Part 1

With this episode, we begin a special two-part series on physician-assisted suicide/medical aid-in-dying. In part one, we welcome our special guest, Dr. Lonny Shavelson, for an in-depth discussion about physician-assisted suicide/medical aid in dying laws in states around the country, how the process works in practice, what patients need to know about this end-of-life option, the issues surrounding insurance coverage, and more.