Dr. Paul Kalanithi’s book “When Breath Becomes Air” was published this week. He was a promising young neurosurgeon who wrote about his experience as a patient diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer. He died on March 9, 2015 at the age of 37.
YouTube Video: A Strange Relativity: Altered Time for Surgeon-Turned-Patient [Stanford Medicine]
- [New York Times] How Long Have I Got Left?
- [Washington Post] Before I Go: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time
- [New Yorker] My Last Day as a Surgeon
- [Stanford Medicine] Podcast “Days Are Long, Years Are Short”