Ellen Hughes Virtual Lecture on Clinician Well-Being 2020

Ellen Hughes Virtual Lecture on Clinician Well-Being Guest Speaker Dr. Lucy Kalanithi

Lucy Kalanithi, MD - An internist on faculty at the Stanford School of Medicine & an advocate for culture change around end-of-life care & healthcare. She is the widow of Dr. Paul Kalanithi, author of the #1 bestselling memoir When Breath Becomes Air, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for which she wrote the epilogue. A graduate of the Yale School of Medicine & UCSF Internal Medicine Residency.

Lucy is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society and an honoree of Mass General Cancer Center’s “the one hundred.” She serves on leadership boards for TEDMED, the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care and the American College of Physicians. Lucy has appeared on stage at TEDMED, on NPR, PBS Newshour, Yahoo News with Katie Couric, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Elle and The New York Times. Her new podcast, Gravity, explores narratives of suffering and is in development.

For the Zoom information, please email Cecilia at cecilia.populus-eudave @ucsf.edu

Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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