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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.
Contact Dr BJ Miller here.
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’