Advocating Quality of Life

All That Glitters: A Talk from UC Berkeley School of Public Health Dean’s Speaker Series

  • June 20th, 2016

Doctors, due to a lack of time, training, and comfort with death, often prefer to insert the next catheter or dispense the next chemotherapy drug, rather than talk honestly with their patients. And patients are suffering for it. Dr. Zitter makes the case for bringing communication back into the patient-doctor relationship, encouraging doctors to step out from behind their […]

A ‘Code Death’ for Dying Patients on Pallimed

  • June 9th, 2016

Posted on Pallimed on June 1,  2016
Communication & Practice: Re-Imagining the End-Of-Life Experience
by Stacey Tinianov
Transformative change takes time and effort yet these epic journeys always begin with single steps.
With bite-sized change in mind, how might we encourage little shifts in the way we communicate and practice to catalyze big change in re-imagining the end-of-life experience?
Redesigning Communication
If we would like […]

Netflix Premieres First Original Short Documentary – Extremis, featuring Jessica Nutik Zitter, in September

  • May 8th, 2016

Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, announced its first original short documentary Extremis, which features Jessica Nutik Zitter, MD, will debut globally in September. Extremis premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on Sunday, April 17th, followed by a screening at the San Francisco International Film Festival on Saturday, April 23rd. Read the full Netflix Press Release.