This is a wonderful story about an incredible person, BJ Miller, MD. He is the former executive director of Zen Hospice in San Francisco. Now, he works at UCSF as a hospice and palliative care specialist. See today’s New York Times Magazine article here:
One Man’s Quest to Change the Way We Die
How B.J. Miller, a doctor and triple amputee, used his own experience to pioneer a new model of palliative care at
a small, quirky hospice in San Francisco.
By Jon Mooallem
January 3, 2017
The New York Times Magazine
The profile of Dr. Miller references the Center for Dying and Living — a combination “skunk works and design lab.” I couldn’t find a website for this center so perhaps it’s not up and running yet.