Location: San Antonio
| Date: October 11, 2017 |


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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

Published 6:31 pm, Tuesday, October 10, 2017, My San Antonio

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.”

 It will continue Thursday at Oblate with eight workshops, all of which are approved for ethics continuing medical education units. Read More…