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Sebastian Sepulveda, MD

Sebastian Sepulveda, MD
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Sebastian Sepulveda, MD, is a physician in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. He has nearly 30 years' experience as a doctor and former associate professor of medicine, specializing in internal and hospital medicine and related end-of-life care. He is passionate about helping patients and medical professionals understand end-of-life and how to deal with it. In his book, At Death's Door: End of Life Stories from the Bedside (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, March 2017), Dr. Sepulveda shares his first-hand accounts of working with dying patients, exposing a profound lack of acceptance of death even under the most obvious circumstances. At Death's Door has been adapted for both a TV pilot on end-of-life care featuring a few of the most dramatic stories from the book, as well as a documentary.
death with dignity Brittany Maynard

Reflections on the 3rd Anniversary of Brittany Maynard’s Death

Facing a painful death from incurable cancer, Brittany Maynard moved to Oregon so she could control her destiny & die with dignity. Why do so few states allow this?
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