Between the Lines Book Club: Being Mortal Documentary

 

between the lines book club logoOur book club read for June is Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End, by Atul Gawande. You can participate by leaving comments here, or by attending our book club meeting on June 22, 2019 at Arden Dimick Library.

Being Mortal was both a popular best seller and a huge influence on the medical community. In 2015, Frontline made a documentary about the book with Dr. Gawande’s participation. The California Health Care Foundation hosts public screenings of the documentary as part of their campaign to encourage people to discuss end-of-life care with their families. Here is the documentary:

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