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Doctors for Dignity

Doctors for Dignity is a community of physicians from across the country speaking out in support for a full range of options at the end of life, including medical aid in dying.

We provide the tools and information you need to effectively communicate with lawmakers, the media and the public.

Have questions? Please contact Rebecca Thoman at [email protected] or 303.217.2081.


/ November 13, 2017

When Dying Becomes Unaffordable

This article originally appeared for Medscape. Although physician-assisted dying (PAD) remains a highly contentious and controversial topic, it is going on. It is now legal in six states in the United States. In these states, the law allows physicians to offer terminally ill adults the option of a lethal dose of an oral prescription medication, […]

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/ November 3, 2017

Suicide Prevention Association Concludes Medical Aid in Dying is Not Suicide

Compassion & Choices praised a suicide prevention, medical research association for issuing a statement Thursday concluding medical aid in dying “is distinct from the behavior that has been traditionally and ordinarily described as ‘suicide.’” “In suicide, a life that could have continued indefinitely is cut short,” said Colleen Creighton, executive director of The American Association […]

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