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A new podcast series, Dying in America: Conversations About Care at the End of Life, will focus on various aspects of end of life care from the perspective of experts in the field. The program is sponsored by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and is produced by ReachMD. The series is based on the 2015 Institute of Medicine report Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life.

 

 

The series will address a range of topics including palliative care, interdisciplinary teamwork, clinician-patient communication and advance care planning, and policies and payment systems for care near the end of life. Upcoming topics include: 

  • Understanding Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis
  • A New Game Plan for Treating Concussions
  • Helping Patients Deal with Loss of Taste and Smell 
  • The Ethical Framework for Surrogate Decision Making

Listen to the Reach MD Podcast here