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What really matters at the end of life | BJ Miller

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At the end of our lives, what do we most wish for? For many, it’s simply comfort, respect and love. BJ Miller is a palliative care physician who has dedicated his career to understanding how to provide a dignified, graceful end of life for his patients. This moving Talk asks us to consider --and perhaps reconsider -- how we think about death, and how we honor life.

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The struggles of life and the reality of death are obstacles we all have to face - but functional  healthcare systems can put policies into place that improve patient care, and for some, their end of life experience. BJ Miller’s thought-provoking Talk ultimately teaches us how kindness and compassion in this field can play a positive role in healing human suffering.

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