BJ Miller

What really matters at the end of life

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Filmed Jan 2015 at TED2015
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At the end of our lives, what do we most wish for? For many, it’s simply comfort, respect, love. BJ Miller is a palliative care physician at Zen Hospice Project who thinks deeply about how to create a dignified, graceful end of life for his patients. Take the time to savor this moving talk, which asks big questions about how we think on death and honor life.

BJ Miller
/ Palliative caregiver

Using empathy and a clear-eyed view of mortality, BJ Miller shines a light on healthcare’s most ignored facet: preparing for death. He is executive director at Zen Hospice Project in San Francisco.  Full bio.

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