Dr. Joanne Lynn, M.D.

Joanne Lynn is an internationally known leader in helping terminally ill patients improve quality of life. Her writings focus on helping all people approach the end of life with greater awareness of what to expect and greater confidence about how to make the end of our lives a time of growth, comfort and meaningful reflection. She is the Director of the Center to Improve Care of the Dying (CIDC) at George Washington Medical School in Washington, D.C.

You can visit the CIDC's website at http://www.abcd-caring.org.

She is also the co-author of "Handbook for Mortals: Guidance for People Facing Serious Illness." To learn more about this acclaimed book click here.

Dr. Lynn will be online to lead a real-time discussion group for caregivers on quality of life issues for terminally ill patients on Wednesday, September 20 from 9:00PM to 11:00PM EST. Chat Now!