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Readings and Videos

Death Over Dinner

What happens when death is what's for dinner?

We’re Doing Dying All Wrong

Ken Hillman | TEDxSydney

ABC World News with Diane Sawyer: The Conversation Project

Estate Planning for the Heart

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Being Mortal

How do you talk about death with a dying loved one? Dr. Atul Gawande explores death, dying and why even doctors struggle to discuss being mortal with patients.

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How to Talk End of Life

Practicing surgeon Atul Gawande discusses the four important parts of talking with terminally ill patients about their end-of-life care.

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The Conversation Project®

The Conversation Project® is a public engagement initiative of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI). Our goal is both simple and transformative: to help everyone talk about their wishes for care through the end of life, so those wishes can be understood and respected.

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The Conversation Project®

Conversation Starter Guide Video Walkthrough

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