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American Clinicians Academy on Medical Aid in Dying

“The American Clinicians Academy on Medical Aid in Dying grew from the remarkably successful 2020 National Clinicians Conference on Medical Aid in Dying at UC Berkeley, and the 2023 National Clinicians Conference on Medical Aid in Dying, in Portland, Oregon.

The Academy extends the work of these conferences, informing and educating clinicians about medical aid in dying, from clinical discussions to evidence-based knowledge, from nursing care to the work of volunteers at the bedside, from medical ethics to pharmacology, and more.”

Compassion and Choices

“Compassion & Choices improves care, expands options and empowers everyone to chart their end-of-life journey.”

Completed Life Initiative

“The mission of the Completed Life Initiative is to ask the question,“What is a Completed Life?” and to advocate for a patient’s right to direct end of life care.”

Death with Dignity

“Death with Dignity is a national leader in end-of-life advocacy and policy reform. Our mission focuses on improving how people with terminal illness die. We know some people die in horrible ways as their terminal illness overtakes them. In our current healthcare landscape, that is undeniable. And, it’s unacceptable.”

Final Exit Network (FEN)

“We hold that mentally competent adults who suffer from a terminal illness, intractable physical pain, chronic or progressive physical disabilities, or who face loss of autonomy and selfhood through dementia, have a basic human right to choose to end their lives when they judge their quality of life to be unacceptable.”


California Coalition for Compassionate Care

“The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California (CCCC) works collaboratively with members, health systems and providers, patient advocacy groups, professional associations, and policy- and lawmakers to promote high-quality care for those who are seriously ill or nearing the end of life. Creating this change is bigger than any one individual or organization can achieve on their own: It requires systems change and continuous improvement.”

End of Life Choices California (EOLCCA)

“End of Life Choices California offers trained Client Volunteers to work with Californians who are seriously or terminally ill, or those simply thinking ahead and planning for the future.”

Hemlock Society of San Diego

San Diego Coalition for Compassionate Care (SDCCC)

“The SDCCC strives to improve the quality of life for all San Diegans by promoting timely advance care planning and understanding of medical treatment options for chronic and serious illness, including palliative care, across the life span.”

San Diego County Coalition for Improving End of Life Care

“This Coalition, founded in 2000, was formed in response to the Bill Moyers’ PBS Series “On Our Own Terms” with the goal of improving awareness of end-of-life issues within the community. Our membership is diverse and is comprised of concerned citizens who have experienced or been affected by end-of-life issues as well as a variety of healthcare professionals, social workers, educators, attorneys, faith community leaders, funeral directors, consumer advocates and others.”


Ohio End of Life Options

“To raise awareness and provide fact-based education about Medical Aid In Dying laws for the terminally ill in Ohio in order to achieve the enactment of such a law. All Ohioans will have the knowledge and power to decide and to direct their own end-of-life care when terminally ill.  The values, beliefs, and preferences that each person brings to these decisions will be protected by laws and rooted in compassion.”


End of Life Choices Oregon

“End of Life Choices Oregon provides personal support and information regarding Death with Dignity (DWD) and other legal end of life options to Oregonians facing end of life decisions, to the medical community and to the public.”


End of Life Washington

“Since 1988, this organization has elevated the standards for end-of-life care in Washington and played a crucial role in reforming medical practice for the terminally ill. Our approach of providing direct service, advance planning resources, professional partnerships, community education and advocacy has helped transform patient-centered care. We believe that a peaceful death should be within reach of everyone and that no one should face intolerable suffering at the end of life.”


Exit International

“‘At Exit, we believe that it is the fundamental human right of every adult of sound mind, to be able to plan for the end of their life in a way that is reliable, peaceful & at a time of their choosing’ – Dr Philip Nitschke”

Exit Switzerland

“Helping People go to Switzerland since 2007.”

World Federation of Right to Die Societies (WFRtDS)

“Because death is unavoidable and there is an increasing belief across the world that people should be able to choose the timing and manner of their death, we want to ensure that everyone has the right to die with dignity, peacefully and without suffering. The World Federation of Right to Die Societies believes that regardless of their nationalities, professions, religious beliefs, and ethical and political views all those who fully appreciate the consequences of carrying out their wish to die and who take into account the reasonable interests of others should have access to a peaceful death at the time of their choice.”

United Kingdom

My Death, My Decision

“My Death, My Decision is a grassroots movement for assisted dying reform. We want a compassionate law on assisted dying that permits a medically assisted death to adults of sound mind who are terminally ill or intolerably suffering. We believe reform is necessary to reduce the suffering of individuals who are close to death, and, just as importantly, to give choice to those with physical, incurable conditions who face years of constant pain or suffering that they find unbearable.”