Thursday is National Health Care Decisions Day. The goal is to encourage and raise awareness of advanced care planning for end of life.
Thad Pope is a bioethicist and is the director of the Health Law Institute at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is visiting SIU Carbondale as the John and Marsha Ryan Bioethicist in Residence.
Pope talked with WSIU’s Jeff Williams about the current trends in bio-ethics and end of life medical treatment.