Location: San Antonio
| Date: October 11, 2017 |
A New Kind Of Heroism
Dr. Zitter will provide a screening of her Academy Award nominated film, Extremis, and keynote presentation and Q&A with attendees. Copies of her book, Extreme Measures: Finding a Better Path to the End of Life will be signed and available to attendees.
Dr. Jessica Nutik-Zitter is a national advocate for improving the way people die in America. She practices the unique combination of Critical and Palliative Care medicine at Highland Hospital, a public hospital in Oakland, California.
From the Event
Dr. Jessica Zitter in Extremis. Photo credit: Dan Krauss.
End-of-life issues focus of San Antonio conference
By Elaine Ayala
Dr. Jessica Zitter, author of the new book “Extreme Measures: Finding a Better Path to the End of Life,” who was the subject of the Oscar-nominated film “Extremis,” will open a two-day conference in San Antonio Wednesday night.
Her keynote address and screening, which starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Whitley Center at the Oblate School of Theology, will launch the conference, “Healing Our Fractured Healthcare: Mending the Gaps Between Wellness, Spirituality and End of Life.”