Should surgeons, cancer doctors or other high-risk medical specialists be tested and evaluated on how well they deliver bad news? How important is it that they be equipped with the skills to help their patients plan for death?
Chaz’s rock bottom was a message from his 13-year-old son. “My son would say I was like a rollercoaster ride, up-and-down and in-and-out,” the veteran and recovering cocaine addict said. “My oldest son asked, ‘are you gonna be in or out?"