Diane speaks with Dr. Roger Kligler who is living with advanced stage cancer on why he's suing the state of Massachusetts for the 'Right to Die' and with Dr Jessica Vitter, and intensive care and palliative care specialist on why better communication is so needed between doctors and patients facing end-of-life issues.
Overworked medical residents will get some relief from new rules restricting how many hours they spend on the job each week. A panel talks about the regulations and how they’ll affect medical education and health care.
- Dr. Ruth Potee president of the Committee of Interns and Residents, and 3rd-year resident at Boston Medical Center
- Dr. Marvin Dunn director of Residency Review Committee activities for the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
- Dr. Jordan Cohen president of the Association of American Medical Colleges
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