Timothy E. Quill
Founding Director, Palliative Care Program, University of Rochester Medical Center
Posts by Timothy E. Quill
Hastings Center News
Facing Dementia: Clarifying End-of-Life Choices, Supporting Better Lives
A new Hastings Center special report considers how America’s aging society responds to the needs and concerns of people facing dementia. New therapies that may slow progression of this terminal...
Bioethics Forum Essay
Does Calling Severe Anorexia a Terminal Condition Matter?
What is at stake in calling extreme, end-stage anorexia nervosa a terminal condition? It may be thought to have implications for end-of-life decisions. I will argue that this is a mistake, although one that needs explanation.
Ethics and the End of Life
Selected resources from The Hastings Center. Bioethics Briefings: End of Life Care The central philosophical question in end-of-life care is how to make decisions surrounding the numerous choices about what...
Ethics and Medical Aid In Dying
Selected resources on medical aid in dying and euthanasia from The Hastings Center. Bioethics Briefings: Physician-Assisted Death This briefing is concerned mainly with medical aid-in-dying in the United States, where...