The COVID pandemic has shined a spotlight on the importance of communication skills and palliative care when discussing end-of-life issues with patients. This webinar features Shoshana Ungerleider, M.D., internal medicine physician and founder of the End Well Project. Dr. Ungerleider shares her thoughts and perspectives on facing end-of-life and the need for more training in palliative care and communication skills – for every clinician.
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About The Author: Shoshana Ungerleider, MD
Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider is a physician, founder, philanthropist and speaker. She works as an internist at California Pacific Medical Center and Crossover Health in San Francisco. She founded End Well, a first of its kind media platform and annual symposium on human-centered design and innovation to improve the end of life experience. She funded Extremis, a short documentary about end of life decision making in the intensive care unit by Academy Award-nominated director, Dan Krauss. The film was nominated for a 2016 Academy Award and nominated for 2 Emmy Awards. She executive produced End Game, a short documentary on hospice and palliative care by Academy Award winning directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, which was nominated for a 2018 Academy Award.
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