Atul Gawande, just what the doctor ordered | GeriPal

October 7, 2014 11:44 PM

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Atul Gawande, just what the doctor ordered  | GeriPal

Atul Gawande is expanding the conversation about care at the end of life with his new book, Being Mortal. Will people take notice?

As a doctor who recently finished training in internal medicine, I had many stories like his from my time in the hospital. I saw patients and families who would go to great lengths to try to extend their life in spite of an exceedingly poor prognosis.

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