Compassion & Choices is the nation’s oldest, largest and most active nonprofit working to improve care and expand options for the end of life.
After many years of holding two titles at Compassion & Choices — president and chief executive officer — and guiding the organization through tremendous success and growth, Barbara Coombs Lee has decided to hand off one of those roles and establish new leadership for C&C. The board of directors has appointed Kim Callinan, chief program […]Read More
“I’ve had a lot of death in my life,” explains Rosa Enriquez, a social welfare student and full-time veterinary technician in Berkeley, California. “My grandmother died at 68, and the last 18 months of her life were very difficult. Her doctors would say, ‘It’s a good kind of cancer; you should treat it,’ without really […]Read More
The Massachusetts Medical Society’s (MMS) House of Delegates voted to adopt a new position of “neutral engagement” on the practice of medical aid in dying December 2, one day after a survey was released showing the society’s members backed the state’s End of Life Options Act by a 2-1 margin. “If medical aid in dying […]Read More