Dr. Jessica Zitter
is a national advocate for
improving the way people
die in America.

Dr. Zitter speaks regularly, sharing her unique perspective on both Critical and Palliative Care medicine. She engages both the community of healthcare professionals and the general public, inviting all into what she calls a “new form of heroism.” Her recent engagements have included NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross, the American Association of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly, CBS Sunday Morning, the Commonwealth Club, and a Dr. Oz special called The Death Show.

To invite Dr. Zitter to speak at your upcoming event, please write to us at events@jessicazitter.com.

For media event requests, please contact Dr. Zitter’s PR representative, Andrea Burnett Public Relations at (650) 207-0917 or andrea@andreaburnett.com.



Discussing and Facing Death

October 18, 2017

New York City, NY

An Accidental Activist

October 26, 2017

Berkeley, CA

Uncharted – The Berkeley Festival of Ideas

October 27, 2017

Berkeley, CA

Collabria Care Palliative Care Conference

November 2, 2017

Napa, CA

End Well Symposium

December 7, 2017

San Francisco, CA

Congregation Kol Shofar

January 18, 2018

Tiburon, CA

Temple Isaiah

January 21, 2018

Lafayette, CA





Healing Our Fractured Healthcare by the Final Acts Project

October 11, 2017

San Antonio, TX

Foundation for End of Life Care

October 3, 2017

Juneau, AK

Community Coalition for End of Life Care

September 14, 2017

Tucson, AZ

An Intergenerational Conversation about Living and Dying Well by Mission Hospice & Home Care

August 5, 2017

Foster City, CA

Mission Hospice & Home Care

July 27, 2017

San Mateo, CA

Rubin Museum of Art

July 12, 2017

New York City, NY

Reutlinger Community for Jewish Living

June 4, 2017

Danville, CA

Stanford, Department of Medicine

May 16, 2017

Stanford, CA

An Author’s Evening: Institute of Aging

May 15, 2017

San Francisco, CA

California Institute of Integral Sciences

March 22, 2017

San Francisco, CA

Marin Forum

March 21, 2017

San Rafael, CA

Book Passage

March 19, 2017

Corte Madera, CA

Caring Coalition Conference

March 15, 2017

Southfield, MI

Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

March 13, 2017

Sacramento, CA

Commonwealth Club

March 6, 2017

San Francisco, CA

California Health Care Foundation

December 14, 2016

Oakland, CA

UC Berkeley School of Public Health

May 4, 2016

Berkeley, CA

San Francisco International Film Festival: Extremis

April 23, 2016

San Francisco, CA

Tribeca Film Festival: Extremis

April 17, 2016

New York, NY

Lehrhaus Judaica

February 28, 2016

Berkeley, CA

American College of Physicians

October 30, 2015

Monterey, CA

The Commonwealth Club

June 9, 2015

San Francisco, CA

Bay Area Book Festival

June 6, 2015

Berkeley, CA

Permanente Medical Group

April 16, 2015

San Francisco, CA

Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara: Grand Rounds

February 3, 2015

Santa Clara, CA

Compassion and Choices Annual Meeting

March 30, 2014

San Francisco, CA

St. Paul’s Towers

May 18, 2014

Oakland, CA