Paul's wife, Lucy Kalanithi, M.D., wrote the epilogue to When Breath Becomes Air. She continues to share Paul's story with the world and to talk -- as a physician and a widow -- about caregiving, end-of-life care, bereavement, resilience and meaning in medicine.

Public Events

Bo's Place 20th Annual Hearts of Hope Luncheon · 2017

Ambassadors for Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Annual Lunch and Learn · 2017

Ewing Halsell Distinguished Lecture, Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics at the University of Texas Science Center · 2017

National Comprehensive Cancer Network Annual Conference · 2017

Reading Health System · 2017

American College of Physicians Annual Meeting · 2017

Douglas West Memorial Lecture at Mt. Sinai · 2017

JCC Manhattan "What Matters: Caring Conversations About End of Life" · 2017

Overlook Foundation · 2017

Vidant Health Speaker Series · 2017

Essentials of Emergency Medicine Annual Conference · 2017

Spectrum Health Oncology Symposium · 2017

University of California Irvine School of Medicine Commencement · 2017

Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience / Empathy & Innovation Summit · 2017

Schwartz Center International Compassion In Action Healthcare Conference · 2017

Cancer Support Community North Texas · 2017

American Society of Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting · 2017

End Well Symposium · 2017