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Boston Globe: We Must Have Those Serious Illness Conversations

Physicians from Massachusetts General Hospital wrote on the need for serious illness conversations, citing resources from Ariadne Labs.

Apr 1 2020
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The Philadelphia Inquirer: Coronavirus has doctors reviewing their living wills. You should, too.

Op-ed by Jeffrey Millstein, a primary care physician on the need for serious illness care conversations, with a link to resources from Ariadne’s Serious Illness Care Program.

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The New York Times: What if I Need to Go on a Ventilator?

In this column for the New York Times, Dr. Daniela Lamas draws on her experience as an emergency room physician to discuss the medical ramifications of being on a ventilator.

Mar 27 2020
Spirituality and the Serious Illness Conversation Guide

For many people facing serious illness, religious belief can offer an important source of strength and hope in difficult times. Despite the clear importance of religion in the lives of many Americans, physicians may view it as a barrier to meaningful conversations about end-of-life care, and struggle to reconcile religion’s role in the context of… Continue reading Spirituality and the Serious Illness Conversation Guide

Stacey Irwin Downey

Stacey is the Associate Director for Program Management of the Serious Illness Care Program. In this role she works with the Serious Illness Director to manage the program portfolio, specifically overseeing project management. Stacey has spent over 20 years working in Global Health focused on management and leadership. Her areas of specialty include organizational development… Continue reading Stacey Irwin Downey

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Ariadne partners with health systems to initiate serious illness conversation programs

Fifteen U.S. health systems are collaborating with Ariadne Labs to initiate more, better, and earlier conversations with seriously ill patients as part of an innovative collaborative that is reaching diverse populations from coast to coast. The Serious Illness Implementation Collaborative – which offers trainings offered in partnership with Ariadne Labs, the Center to Advance Palliative… Continue reading Ariadne partners with health systems to initiate serious illness conversation programs

Sep 13 2019
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Ariadne physician to probe loneliness and critical care as a New America Fellow

Critical care physician and Ariadne Labs faculty member Daniela Lamas has been selected among 15 accomplished professionals as 2020 National Fellows by New America, a think and action tank that connects research, technology, and solutions. The fellows program supports projects such as books, films and podcasts on topics ranging from mass incarceration, Chinese surveillance, refugees,… Continue reading Ariadne physician to probe loneliness and critical care as a New America Fellow

Sep 12 2019