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Dr BJ Miller—Palliative care and dying well
Uploaded: November 18, 2020
About Dr BJ Miller
Dr BJ Miller is a practicing hospice and palliative care physician and a triple amputee. He is one of the world’s leading public ambassadors for palliative care and dying well. He currently sees patients and caregivers via telehealth through Mettle Health, a company he co-founded.
His 2015 TED Talk, “What Really Matters at the End of Life,” has received more than 11 million views to date. He has also written a book, A Beginner’s Guide to the End: Practical Advice for Living Life and Facing Death, and has been featured in numerous publications, including The New York Times, NPR and PBS.
Background, Context and Reference:
- Bio: The Centre for Dying and Living
- Bio: Wikipedia
- Twitter: @bjmillermd
- Book: ‘A Beginner’s Guide to the End: Practical Advice for Living Life and Facing Death’
- Website: Mettlehealth.com
- Website: Zen Hospice Project
- Video: TEDTalk
- Video: HuffPost
- Video: End Well
- Article: The New York Times
- Article: Ideas.ted.com – ‘How to prepare for a good death’
- Article: NPR
- Lecture Series: University of Sydney – Sydney Ideas ‘Dying Re-imagined: designing a better way to die’
People, institutions and ideas discussed in today’s podcast:
Other podcasts/information you might enjoy:
- Videos: End Well Project – ‘CARE’
- Video: TEDTalk 2012 – Brene Brown ‘Listening to Shame’
- Article: Palliative Care Australia – What the history of medical science can tell us about choosing to better manage illness with palliative care
- Article: The Telegraph – ‘Can life in a nursing home be made uplifting and purposeful’?
- Article: Dr. Christopher Kerr: “Dying is a closing of a life and needs to be humanized; This requires acknowledging not only what is observable, but what is felt and experienced by the patient”
- Articles: Jama – ‘Quantity and Quality of Life: Duties of Care in Life-Limiting Illness’
- Research: NCBI – ’Development of the Serious Illness Care Program: a randomised controlled trial of a palliative care communication intervention’
- Videos: Ira Byock, including ‘Clarity Amid Crises: Seeing Ourselves with 2020 Vision’; ‘Fast Five: Strategies for Addressing Moral Distress in Frontline Health Care Workers’
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