End-of-Life Choice, Death with Dignity, Palliative Care and Counseling

The Emerging Policy Supporting Aid In Dyingby Sonja


Mainstream medical and health policy organizations throughout the United States have begun to embrace policy which supports aid in dying. This change represents a significant turning point in America’s society toward empowering terminally-ill patients.

A new piece published in the Harvard Health Policy Review by Compassion & Choices Legal Director Kathryn Tucker highlights the emergence of this support.

At the Very End of Life: The Emergence of Policy Supporting Aid in Dying Among Mainstream Medical & Health Policy Associations looks at how these organizations have shifted their policy views and how new and existing laws help shape this discussion.

Read Tucker’s article here.