Ep 41: Talking about Death and Living Your Best Day with Dr. Kim Fischer

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Dr. Kim Fischer is a board-certified physician anesthesiologist and the founder of Lucid, an advanced care planning coaching service. She has practiced medicine for over ten years and supported countless families through difficult conversations and decisions. These experiences have proven to Dr. Fischer the tremendous value of engaging in end-of-life conversations in times of health.

In this heartfelt conversation, Dr. Fischer and I discuss:

  • How advance care planning is usually done and why its suboptimal.
  • What is a better way to start conversations about sickness and dying.
  • How our death-adverse culture negatively affects patients and physicians.
  • Why talking about death helped her overcome the fear of dying.

Tune in to hear how talking about this uncomfortable topic can help physicians live more meaningful and fulfilling lives now.
Dare to Dream Physician Resources:

Dare to Dream Physician, Life Planning for Physicians

https://daretodreamphysician.com

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Resources for Dr. Kim Fischer:
Visit her website, Lucid Advocate, to sign up for her free Conversations Guide, get more in-depth advance care planning coaching, or book her as a speaker/facilitator for your group.
https://www.lucidadvocate.com
There's exciting news at the Dare to Dream Physician! For those of you who wish to get clarity on your own "why", and get energized as you explore, envision, and create your dream life, I am taking on a limited number of one-on-one clients for Life Planning! To get the complete details, visit my website at Dare to Dream Physician https://daretodreamphysician.com

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