Drs. Adam Marks and Dr. Jane Chargot discuss Voluntary Stopping of Eating and Drinking and some of the associated ethical principles. Dr Marks is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program Director, and Faculty Ethicist at the University of Michigan. His clinical interests include symptom management at the end of life; clinical ethics; and effective communication around goals of care and advance care planning.
First introduced to palliative care during 7 years as a ICU RN, Dr. Chargot returned to medical education with a residency in Family Medicine and a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She is faculty in the departments of Geriatrics and Palliative Care at the University of Michigan. Her clinical work consists of primary care and inpatient and outpatient palliative care. She serves as the physician lead for adult outpatient palliative care.
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