Guided by Voices

Christopher Kerr, MD, PhD

The dreams of the dying.

Research shows that the majority of dying patients experience vivid and comforting dreams and visions of their dead loved ones. Physician and neurobiologist Christopher Kerr shares patient stories and offers a comforting conclusion for these physically distant times: No matter how physically isolated, the dying are not alone at the end of their lives.

About the Speaker

Christopher Kerr, MD, PhD, is the chief medical officer and chief executive officer for Hospice & Palliative Care Buffalo. His work focuses on the human experience of illness, specifically patient’s dreams and visions at the end of life, which was recently published in a book entitled Death Is But a Dream: Finding Hope and Meaning at Life’s End.