Join us to discuss the PLS Big Read book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande. In the book, Gawande, a practicing surgeon, addresses his profession's ultimate limitation, arguing that quality of life is the desired goal for patients and families of the terminally ill. Cynthia Thomas, LCSW, will be leading this discussion. Free books are available while they last
Cynthia Thomas, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and an Assistant Professor in the OU Dept of Family & Preventive Medicine where she educates physicians and social work students on behavioral health and community medicine topics. Cindy also provides counseling services to patients at the Family Medicine Center clinic. She also facilitates a caregiver support group for family members caring for persons with dementia features.