“When Breath Becomes Air” – A Conversation with Dr. Lucy Kalanithi

Date(s) - Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Speaker: Lucy Kalanithi, MD

This event is free and open to the public.

For our first Narrative Medicine Rounds in 2017, we welcome Dr. Lucy Kalanithi to the Columbia University Medical Center for a Q&A with the Program in Narrative Medicine’s Creative Director Nellie Hermann. Dr. Kalanithi, MD, FACP, is an internal medicine physician and faculty member at the Stanford School of Medicine in Palo Alto, CA. She is the widow of the late Dr. Paul Kalanithi, author of the New York Times bestselling memoir When Breath Becomes Air, for which she wrote the epilogue. Dr. Kalanithi has special interests in healthcare value, meaning in medicine, patient-centered care, and end-of-life care.

For more information, please visit narrativemedicine.org.