An Evening With Sunita Puri, Author of That Good Night

CitySan Francisco
CountySan Francisco (CA1194)
Date04/04/2019
Hours17:30
CategoriaEvents
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San Francisco
San Francisco (CA1194)
Tel 2019-04-04
Categoria Events
An Evening With Sunita Puri, Author of That Good Night

Join us in partnership with SF Bay Area Network for End-of-Life Care for a special evening with Dr. Sunita Puri, Author of That Good Night, Life And Medicine In The Eleventh Hour at the newly opened California Pacific Medical Center Van Ness Campus in San Francisco, located in Room 312 B+C. The Dream of a Common Language: What the Humanities Can Teach Us About Discussing Life's End with Patients 5:30pm - Light Refreshments 6pm-7:30 - Talk with Audience Q+A Dr. Sunita Puri is the Medical Director of the Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care Service at the Keck Hospital and Norris Cancer Center of the University of Southern California, where she also serves as Chair of the Ethics Committee. Praise for That Good Night: “That Good Night is a timely and important work: an insider’s view of caring for the sickest patients and a moving exploration of life’s impermanence.

Sunita Puri’s deft attention to language, both in her writing and in her work as a doctor, is a testament to the power of story, narrative, and context to help us make sense of life and its end.”—Lucy Kalanithi, MD, widow of Paul Kalanithi, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling book When Breath Becomes Air “A profound meditation on a problem many of us will face; worthy of being mentioned in the same breath as Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal.” —Kirkus (starred review).

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