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Saying Goodbye, The Right Way

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October 03, 2016
Ediccia wanted to be remembered as someone who didn’t give up. Chuck said some of his favorite times were playing baseball with his brothers....

Torrance Based Physician Takes Whole Person Care to New Heights

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September 01, 2016
From The Torrence Tribune - Vol. 6, No. 37 By Brian Simon While serving his internship in Fresno in the late 1970s, young physician in training...

LA art exhibition look at dying through words, photos

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August 20, 2016
Four years ago photographer Andrew George approached the medical director of a Los Angeles hospital with an unusual request: He wanted to meet and...

Whole person care – population health care with heart

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August 01, 2016
During her serious illness, Alesha made new friends, repaired family relationships, and got married. While hospitalized for a life-threatening...

At the End of Life What Would Doctors Do

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June 30, 2016
From The New York Times By Ira Byock, M.D. Americans have long been chided as the only people on earth who believe death is optional. But the quip...

Asking agonizing questions at the end of life

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December 01, 2015
From The Washington Post By Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News Dr. Carin van Zyl talks to patient Jose Garcia Flores about his treatment options for...

“Right To Die” Becomes Law In California

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October 06, 2015
The Diane Rehm Show - NPR The Diane Rehm Show on NPR featuring Dr. Ira Byock, executive director and chief medical officer, Providence Institute...

Meet the Doctors Fighting to Grant Patients the Right to Die

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September 17, 2015
From Time Magazine By Josh Sanburn Daniel Swangard never thought he would live a long life. It was a premonition he and his sister both had, like...

Dying Well

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September 14, 2015
At the end of your life, you'll probably want to be comfortable and at peace. So how do we make this happen? Dr. Ira Byock, author of "Dying Well"...

Doctor Recommends Focusing On Life Before Death

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September 03, 2015
From The Joy Cardin Show. Death is not a subject that most people want to think or talk about, which Dr. Ira Byock thinks is unfortunate. Not only...
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