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November 18, 2018 – Hemlock Society of San Diego Meeting & November 17, 2018 at Solana Beach Library

Speaker: Thad Mason Pope, J.D., Ph.D.

Professor Pope is a world renowned expert on many areas of health law including advance directives and medical futility. In more than 130 publications he uses the law both to improve medical decision making and to protect patient rights at the end of life. Here he discusses right to die options and limitations for persons suffering from Dementia. He emphasizes Voluntary Stopping Eating and Drinking (VSED).

See the medical futility blog and and for more information on his work. View the Advance Care Planning Resource List Handout from his talk.