TEDTalks (audio)

TED Conferences LLC

Arts, Education, News & Politics, Science & Medicine, Society & Culture, Technology

Chart Positions

Education 2
Top 200 51

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. On this feed, you'll find TEDTalks video to inspire, intrigue and stir the imagination from some of the world's leading thinkers and doers, speaking from the stage at TED conferences, TEDx events and partner events around the world. This podcast is also available in high-def video and audio-only formats.


What we can do to die well | Timothy Ihrig

August 23rd, 2016

Episode 618 of 657 episodes

The healthcare industry in America is so focused on pathology, surgery and pharmacology -- on what doctors "do" to patients -- that it often overlooks the values of the human beings it's supposed to care for. Palliative care physician Timothy Ihrig explains the benefits of a different approach, one that fosters a patient's overall quality of life and navigates serious illness from diagnosis to death with dignity and compassion.

Featured Podcast