Dr. Lucy Kalanithi to Speak at San Diego Palliative Care Conference
Proposals for Paper or Poster Presentations due by Feb. 8
SAN DIEGO, CA – January 28, 2019 – Lucy Kalanithi MD, FACP, a Stanford School of Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine whose personal and professional perspective on loss and grief is helping to shape a national conversation on improving healthcare, will be the keynote speaker June 7 at San Diego’s 4th annual Palliative Care Conference at Cal State University San Marcos.
Kalanithi is the widow of the late Dr. Paul Kalanithi, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir, When Breath Becomes Air, for which she wrote the epilogue. Warm, insightful, and compelling, she’s been featured on PBS NewsHour, NPR Morning Edition, and Yahoo News with Katie Couric, as well as in publications including People magazine, The Washington Post, and The New York Times.