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Panel discussion and screening of Being Mortal

When:
Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 6:30 PM until 9:00 PM
Where:
Sibley Memorial Hospital, Building A, Room 1
5215 Loughboro Road, NW
Washington, DC  20016
Contact:
Elizabeth Haile
Category:
Cultural Programs
Registration is required

Sibley Hospital presents a screening and discussion of the PBS FRONTLINE film, Being Mortal. Based on the best-selling book by Atul Gawande, MD, this documentary explores the hopes of patients and families facing terminal illness and their relationships with the physicians who treat them.

Free.

BMAV members interested can carpool together, please RSVP here or to the office.

See the film and be part of a national conversation that brings medical professionals and community members together around the shared responsibility of discussing what matters most to patients and families facing difficult treatment decisions and how to have these conversations ahead of a medical crisis.

Panelists: Rabbi David Rose , Chaplain, JSSA

Susan Ely, MSN, NP, ACHPN, Outpatient Palliative Care Nurse Practioner,

Sibley Memorial Hospital

Elisabeth Carrino-Tamasi, MSW, LGSW, Senior Coordinator, Sibley Center for

Patent and Family Services

Moderator: Joy Sexton, Director of Hospice, JSSA

FREE