Being Mortal: Film and Discussion on End-of-Life Care

The UNC IPE Steering Committee and Transitions LifeCare are hosting a free screening and discussion of the film Being Mortal.

When Mar 30, 2017
from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Where UNC School of Dentistry, Kirkland Auditorium
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Contact Phone 919-966-0941
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Join us to view the film Being Mortal followed by a discussion on end-of-life care. This event is free and open to the public but registration is required.

Complete information is on the IPE Steering Committee website.

“FRONTLINE follows renowned New Yorker writer and Boston surgeon Atul Gawande as he explores the relationships doctors have with patients who are nearing the end of life. In conjunction with Gawande’s new book, Being Mortal, the film investigates the practice of caring for the dying, and shows how doctors — himself included — are often remarkably untrained, ill-suited and uncomfortable talking about chronic illness and death with their patients.” PBS website.

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