Fight Back podcast logo

Listen Now icon with microphone

Assisted Suicide, Part 1

Guest Recommendations

Assisted Suicide, Part 2

episode_028_AssSuicide_1_750px
Guest Recommendations/Resources

Assisted Suicide, Part 2

With this episode, we begin a special two-part series on physician-assisted suicide/medical aid in dying. In part one, special guest, Dr. Lonny Shavelson, a physician and proponent of physician-assisted suicide/medical aid in dying, joins us. Part two will feature Dr. Brian Callister, a physician with an opposing viewpoint on this controversial but important issue.

Dr. Shavelson, a former ER doctor, founded Bay Area End of Life Options in 2016, a clinic dedicated to providing terminally ill patients physician-assisted suicide/medical aid in dying prescriptions. Dr. Shavelson is currently Chair of the American Clinicians Academy on Medical Aid in Dying, where he focuses on advancing the clinical knowledge and practice about physician-assisted suicide/medical aid in dying, teaching, consulting with other clinicians about their patients, and advocating for best practices.

Dr. Shavelson will discuss dying laws in states around the country, along with his experience and perspective on the origins and evolution of physician-assisted suicide/medical aid in dying laws, how the process works, what he believes people ought to know about it, and more.

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on google
Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest
Share on email

MORE WAYS TO LISTEN

Apple podcast logo

Apple

Amazon Music/Podcast logo

Amazon

Stitcher podcast logo

Google

iHeart podcast logo

iHeart

Pandora logo

Pandora

Spotify podcast logo

Spotify

Podcast Ideas

Have a podcast idea? Would you like us to interview someone in particular? Submit your podcast idea using this form.

Recent Podcasts

Recent Podcasts

Telemedicine

On this episode of Fight Back, we talk with special guest Dr. Alan Sanders, a specialist in infectious diseases. Dr. Sanders gives us a behind-the-scenes look at telemedicine, from the implementation and use of the technology to what consumers should do to educate themselves on how telemedicine can work for them, and more.

Physical Therapy: Improving Your Recovery

In this episode, we talk with Dr. Rick Katz, who has developed physical therapy programs for cardiac, pulmonary, and stroke patients and held numerous positions with the American Physical Therapy Association. Dr. Katz talks about how physical therapy can improve recovery after surgery, eliminate the need for painkillers, and how physical therapy can play a pro-active role in a healthy lifestyle as we age, and much more.

Recent Podcasts

Recent Podcasts

Telemedicine

On this episode of Fight Back, we talk with special guest Dr. Alan Sanders, a specialist in infectious diseases. Dr. Sanders gives us a behind-the-scenes look at telemedicine, from the implementation and use of the technology to what consumers should do to educate themselves on how telemedicine can work for them, and more.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *