Join our webinar series as we invite medical and health experts, end-of-life professionals, policy makers and story tellers to give you the information you need to navigate your care preferences for the end of life. Compassion & Choices’ Tools to Finish Strong lays the groundwork for these conversations. We will stay stronger together.

Upcoming Webinars

You can view and RSVP to all upcoming national webinars on our events page.

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The Art of Dying (or Palliative Art Making in the Age of Anxiety), Revisited
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM ET
Acclaimed feminist filmmaker and pioneer of queer cinema Barbara Hammer delivered a lecture to a sold-out audience at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Barbara Hammer, who created more than 100 films on widely diverse topics, died in New York, March 16, 2019 from endometrioid ovarian cancer. She and her partner, Florrie Burke, advocated with the New York State legislature for the option of medical aid in dying. Join Compassion & Choices Corinne Carey and Ms. Burke as they screen this captivating event and discuss Barbara Hammer’s life and her death. Please note some film clips contain nudity. Simultaneous ASL interpretation will be provided.



Past Webinars

We will be posting recordings of some of our webinars to this page after they occur. Please check back for those videos!

Anna Camp and costars of here awhile A Conversation with Anna Camp
Recorded Tuesday, July 21, 2020


Arena stage and compassion and choices logos Health Care Rationing and End of Life Decisions: Who and How? (Hosted by the Arena Stage)
Recorded Monday, July 20


Kim Callinan speaks with
American Atheists Medical Aid in Dying: Ensuring Access to the End-of-Life Options You Want (Hosted by American Atheists)
Recorded Tuesday, July 20, 2020


Simple blue graphic with a question mark “Ask Me Anything” — A Conversation With the Compassion & Choices End-of-Life Consultants
Recorded Thursday, June 25, 2020


simple blue graphic Becoming a Powerful Virtual Advocate: How Can Your Online Presence Inspire Action?
Recorded Tuesday, June 16, 2020


A simplified graphic image of the coronavirus, the virus
that causes COVID-19. How the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Changing End-of-life Care: The Clinician Perspective on the Good, the Bad, and the Way Forward
Recorded Tuesday, June 9, 2020


Simple dark blue graphic of a medical cross Opportunities to Expand Telehealth Use Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
Recorded Tuesday, June 2, 2020


Maria Otero poses in a colorful dress with a flower behind her ear Engaging Communities of Color: Ensuring All Americans Are Prepared for the Inevitable End of Life
Recorded Tuesday, May 26, 2020


Tom and Christine Whaley at the Grand Canyon Medical Aid in Dying Across the States: Ensuring Terminally Ill People Can Access the Law (Part 2 of 2)
Recorded Thursday, May 21, 2020


Tom and Christine Whaley at the Grand Canyon Medical Aid in Dying Across the States: A Compassionate End-of-Life Care Option (Part 1 of 2)
Recorded Thursday, May 14, 2020


Barbara Coombs Lee holds her book What does it mean to Finish Strong? A conversation with Barbara Coombs Lee
Recorded Thursday, April 30, 2020


meditative stack of rocks on a beach A Conversation on Grief and Loss
Recorded Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Living and Dying with Dementia (Tuesday, April 21, 2-3 p.m. ET)



Diane Rehm on Charting Your Personal Journey from Life to Death, Hosted by the Raben Group (Monday, April 20, 2 – 3 p.m. ET)


National Healthcare Decisions Day: End-of-Life Decisions Guide and Toolkit (Thursday, April 16, 2 – 3 p.m. ET)

Download Dr. Grube’s Slides from this Presentation.

How to Become a Powerful Virtual Advocate (Tuesday, April 14, 12 – 1:30 p.m. ET)
National Healthcare Decisions Day Town Hall: Navigating End-of-Life Care and Choice During the Pandemic (Monday, April 13, 2 – 3:30 p.m. ET)