Name: Being Mortal: Medicine & End-of-Life Treatment
Date: May 13, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
The PBS Frontline documentary, "Being Mortal",is based on the bestselling book by Atul Gawande, a physician who wrote about the issues facing terminally ill patients and how treatment can impact end-of-life care. It follows the journeys of five people facing end of life and provides excellent insight into the issues surrounding this difficult time. This documentary will be shown in the Library Meeting Room and will be followed by a discussion led by Dr. Richard Hansen, a retired physician who has done extensive study on end-of-life medicine and treatment.