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A revolutionary and revealing change-maker about the importance of communication at end of life

"Through the eyes of people living with serious illnesses and with the guidance of expert clinicians who care for them, this documentary advances a conversation all of us need to consider."

Ira Byock, MD
Palliative Care Physician
Author of Dying Well, The Four Things That Matter Most, and The Best Care Possible

Consider the Conversation 2 is "narrative ethics at its best"

In her 2014 review of Consider the Conversation 2: Stories about Cure, Relief, and Comfort, Myra Christopher - the Kathleen M. Foley Chair for Pain and Palliative Care at the Center for Practical Bioethics in Kansas City - said, "Consider the Conversation 2 reminds me of the power of stories and metaphors; it is narrative ethics at its best."

November is National Hospice & Palliative Care Month

Hospice. Helps. Everyone.

In honor of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, Consider the Conversation co-producer Michael Bernhagen (left) donated a copy of his Emmy-nominated PBS film to Leah Fritsche, Director of the Deerfield (Wisconsin) Public Library.  

What are your plans to celebrate the important work of American hospice professionals this November?

WPR News Series Explores the Early Impact of Honoring Choices Wisconsin

In late July, Wisconsin Public Radio aired a three part news story on end-of-life decision making and how the Wisconsin Medical Society's advance care planning initiative, Honoring Choices Wisconsin, is changing the culture by helping people talk about these things. 

Among those featured in the program was Michael Bernhagen, co-producer of the Consider the Conversation PBS film series.

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