Death Ed: Teens Are More Interested Than You Think

Dawn Gross + Jessica Zitter


Palliative care physicians Dawn Gross and Jessica Zitter share their inspiration for creating Death Ed, a course about dying for teens.

About the speaker(s)

A specialist in hematology and hospice and palliative care medicine, Dawn Gross,  MD, PhD is a natural champion of interdisciplinary collaboration. In her work for UCSF, City of Hope and VITAS, she has initiated innovative alliances among providers and payors, top-tier academic institutions, community groups and other stakeholders to further the integration of palliative care services. She is also the creator and host of Dying To Talk, a radio program dedicated to transforming the taboo around death.

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