Being Mortal

Did you catch this week's PBS Frontline documentary about doctors and end-of-life care? Check out what else "New Yorker" writer and physician Atul Gawande had to say when we interviewed him for our death series.

Atul Gawande Advocates Compassionate Medical Care [Video]

“I learned virtually nothing about mortality when I was in medical school,” Dr. Atul Gawande says. “I was terrible at knowing how to have a successful conversation with people facing terminal illness.” Gawande, author of the bestselling “Being Mortal,” is now trying to get people talking about better ways to live out the final chapter.

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