A Burden Of Love

In this short extract from the book Conversations on Dying, Dr. Larry Librach and author Phil Dwyer are discussing one of the most onerous psychological impacts affecting cancer patients: feeling like a burden to caregivers, friends and family. In his… Continue Reading

The Death Cruise Director

I first contacted today’s guest author, Julie Devaney, because I saw a Facebook post about a talk she was giving on patient centric care. It seemed she shared a passion for the subject with Larry Librach. I approached her to… Continue Reading

Larry Librach on pay-for-performance in the healthcare system

Dr. Larry Librach and I recorded many hours of conversation together as the weeks ticked down to his death. He had advanced pancreatic cancer and was terminal. Larry was a pioneer of palliative care in Canada. He brought his wisdom… Continue Reading