End-Of-Life Care During a Pandemic: How Do You Get It Right?

April 23, 2020

Providing the terminally ill with the right end-of-life care is challenging under the best circumstances. It requires difficult conversations and a careful aligning of prognosis and treatment options with patient wishes and concerns.

Shunichi Nakagawa, assistant professor of medicine at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center, has established himself as a leader in this field. He spoke with Columbia News about his research and his efforts to help patients and their families confront difficult questions with little time.