One Last Visit to See My Patient


Physician, Danielle Ofri, recounts the moments of melancholy and joy she experiences as she says goodbye to a 91 year old patient who has been under her care for over 20 years. A great read!

“We rarely think of death as a moment of joy, but this was certainly one. Even in my sadness, I could feel the warmth of happiness for my patient that she’d been able to end her life cradled in love and comfort. She certainly did win the lottery. I hope we all have that chance.” – Danielle Ofri (The New York Times)

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