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Dr. Ira Byock Community Presentation

October 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for this FREE Community presentation – no registration required.

Dr. Ira Byock is a leading palliative care physician, author, and public advocate for improving care through the end of life.

He serves as Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer for the Institute for Human Caring of Providence Health and Services.
Dr. Byock advances efforts to measure, monitor and improve whole-person health care system-wide . He is a practicing physician and is based in Torrance, CA.

Dr. Byock’s presentation is titled: “What Mortality Can Teach Us About Living – Saying The Four Things That Matter Most”

The program is 90 minutes – 60 minute formal presentation plus Q & A. Dr. Byock’s books will be available for purchase and signing.

Byock’s first book, Dying Well, (1997) has become a standard in the field of hospice and palliative care. The Four Things That Matter Most, (2004) is used as a counseling tool widely by palliative care and hospice programs, as well as within pastoral care. His most recent book, The Best Care Possible, (2012) tackles the crisis that surrounds serious illness and dying in America and his quest to transform care through the end of life.


October 18, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Bethel Church
600 Shockley Rd
Richland, Washington 99352
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