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Widow of the #1 New York Times Best-selling Author of When Breath Becomes Air, Neurosurgeon Dr. Paul Kalanithi

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Widow of the #1 New York Times Best-selling Author of When Breath Becomes Air, Neurosurgeon Dr. Paul Kalanithi

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Host of the Gravity podcast

Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, MD, FACP, is the widow of the late Dr. Paul Kalanithi, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir, When Breath Becomes Air, for which she wrote the epilogue. At the cross-section of her career as a medical professional and her personal experience standing alongside her husband during his life, diagnosis, treatment, and death, Dr. Kalanithi has special interests in healthcare value, meaning in medicine, patient-centered care and, end-of-life care. She explores these issues in her Gravity podcast, and has appeared on PBS NewsHour, NPR Morning Edition, and Yahoo News with Katie Couric, and been interviewed for People, NPR, and The New York Times. 

An internal medicine physician and faculty member at the Stanford School of Medicine in Palo Alto, CA, she completed her medical degree at Yale, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha national medical honor society. She completed her residency at the University of California-San Francisco, and a postdoctoral fellowship training in healthcare delivery innovation at Stanford’s Clinical Excellence Research Center.

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Exceptional. Worth the whole conference just to hear Lucy. Transformational.

- National Research Corporation

Exceptional. Worth the whole conference just to hear Lucy. Transformational.

- National Research Corporation

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National Research Corporation

University of Virginia’s School of Nursing and Medicine

Essentials of Emergency Medicine

Massachusetts General Hospital

Caret Clinical Summit

Bo’s Place

Ambassadors for Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

Vidant Health

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When Breath Becomes Air

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When Breath Becomes Air

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