Dying in the Land of Enchantment: A Doctor’s Journey

Author(s)Gordon Giddings, M.D.
Urlhttp://www.gordongiddings.wordpress.com
PublisherLost Borders Press
Year2012
Description

In his quest to be the best palliative care physician he could be, Giddings participates in the “Being With Dying” program at Upaya, a Buddhist monastery in New Mexico. The insights about living and dying that he discovers there under the guidance of Roshi Joan Halifax, a Zen priest, provide deeper understandings of his patients’ stories.  This book is written for physicians, nurses, and other medical professionals seeking greater meaning in their lives and practices.


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