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

A Strange Relativity · 2015

Stanford neurosurgeon dies from lung cancer at 37 · 2015

Days Are Long, Years Are Short · 2015

Working Through Lung Cancer · 2015

A Conversation Between Dr. Kalanithi and Dr. Quill · 2014

A conversation with a cancer patient about palliative care · 2014

Stop Skipping Dessert · 2014

Radio Interview · 2014

I Refuse to Capitulate to Cancer · 2014

The Interview: Dr. Paul Kalanithi · 2014