Colorado lawmakers have an opportunity to make care more compassionate and provide basic protections for patients.
The first time I met the small girl in the stroller, I knew she was going to die. She was just 2 at the time, and she had been born with a rare and terminal unknown disease. There was no hope for treatment. At the time, there was also no hope to help end her […]
Over the past several weeks, death seems to have lurked in my life. My cousin died just over a month ago. The 23-year-old daughter of my wife’s friend passed away. A colleague suffered the unimaginable loss of his high school senior son. Maybe that drew me to Jennifer Brown’s exceptional article on a Denver doctor […]
A Denver eating disorder doctor who has helped patients with anorexia nervosa obtain aid-in-dying medication is jolting the psychiatric community and sparking an emotional, national debate about the ethics of prescribing lethal drugs for people with mental illnesses. Dr. Jennifer Gaudiani, an internal medicine doctor who specializes in eating disorders, published a paper in which […]