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Opening The Heart Of Western Medicine

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Karen Wyatt MD

If you are:
     - interested in working in the end-of-life arena
     - curious about death and dying
     - hoping to lessen your fear of death
     - longing to live life fully and fearlessly

You've come to the right place!

I'm here to be your guide, supporter, and motivator as you take steps to change your own mindset about death and dying and change our society as well.

I'll share with you what I've learned over the years as a hospice physician and what I'm discovering on my own journey through later life. Together we'll explore what's possible, face our fears, and figure out how to make the most of this fragile life here on planet Earth. Come and join the movement!

Face Your Fears.      BE Ready.      Love Your Life.


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Stories of hospice patients and transformation at the end of life.

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An adaptation of Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching from the perspective of death.

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Stories and poems written during my journey of grief after my father's death.

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Select one of the following buttons to find more resources on the topic you're interested in:

Information you need to be prepared for the end-of-life here.

Tools for completing your advance directives here.

Tips for making your community 

"EOL Friendly" here.

Listen to great conversations ...

End-of-Life University Interview Series

This FREE interview series consists of in-depth educational interviews with experts from all aspects of the end-of-life. You'll hear conversations with people who are passionate about changing the way our society deals with dying, death, and after-death decisions. When you sign up for EOLU you'll receive the "BE Ready: Checklist for End-of-Life Planning" and email notifications each time a new interview is broadcast.

Upcoming End-of-Life University Interviews:

June 8, 2017

Attorney Joe DiNardo will discuss his use of mindfulness meditation as a coping tool while caring for his wife Marcia at the end of life.

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June 22, 2017

Rabbi Laurie Dinerstein-Kurs will provide an overview of Jewish traditions and rituals for caring for the dying and the dead.

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Learn about the latest ...

Special Event

NEW!!  Advance Care Planning Course 


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The Death & Afterlife Summit 

has ended. 

But you can purchase the recordings

for just $20!

Learn more here.


An 8-Part Series on the EOLU Podcast

Suicide: Surviving the Aftermath

A chronicle of my journey of grief after 

the suicide death of my father. 



Listen to a Recent Podcast:

Caitlin Doughty: The Young Mortician


Read a Recent Blog:

What My Hospice Patients Wanted You to Know

As a hospice doctor I have had the privilege throughout my medical career of sitting at the bedsides of hundreds of patients. I have listened to their stories, answered their questions and shared their concerns as they faced the gradual decline that occurs at the end of life.

But I also asked questions of my own as we sat together over those final days. Always a willing student, I viewed my patients as teachers who have explored unknown territory that I too will some day experience. Over and over again I have discovered gems of priceless wisdom in the words of the dying and have learned valuable lessons for living my own life.

Many patients asked me to share this knowledge with the world since they are no longer here to tell their own stories. This request led to the book What Really Matters: 7 Lessons for Living from the Stories of the Dying, where I compiled those stories into a framework for living well before we die. That book contains profound spiritual wisdom but here is some of the simple everyday advice my patients also asked me to share:

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