Palliative care physician to speak at Ventura High

“Living the Best Mortal Life Possible” is brought to you as a local collaboration by Ventura County Medical Center (VCMC) Palliative Care Team, Ventura County Palliative Partnership & Ventura County Coalition of Compassionate Care

Ira Byock, MD is a leading palliative care physician, author and public advocate for improving care through the end-of-life.

He is Founder and Chief Medical Officer of the Institute for Human Caring of Providence Health and Services based in Torrance, CA. The institute advances efforts to measure, monitor and improve person-centered care system wide and supports culturally diverse communities in expanding models of care.

Dr. Byock is Professor of Medicine and Community and Family Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. He served as Director of Palliative Medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire from 2003 to 2013

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 6:30 to 8:00 pm at Ventura High School, Auditorium, 2 North Catalina St.

Free and Open to the Public

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