Ira Byock, M.D., Discusses End-of-Life Care in the New York Times
Published February 9, 2015
Over the weekend, Ira Byock, M.D., had an opinion piece in the New York Times
. Dr. Byock, the chief medical officer of the Providence Institute for Human Caring, writes movingly about a friend who had to choose between palliative care and potentially life-extending care in his final months. The article obviously struck a chord with readers nationwide. Over the weekend, this was the most popular article on the Times’ website and had generated several hundred comments.