I was reading a random article in Atlantic magazine last night about two doctors who are making a series of short simple documentary films that aim to turn around our entire medical system’s approach to end of life medical care. Then I noticed that they live here in Newton and their movie studio is their living room.
Angelo Volandes and Arthea Delight Davis are two MD’s and a married couple who live in Newton. Their ten minute films are aimed at halting or slowing the overpowering forces in the medical system that tend to unthinkingly apply maximal medical intervention at the end of life, to the extreme detriment of patients.
The situations they’re grappling with are ones that nearly every one of us will face for ourselves, or loved ones at some point in our lives. Have a read here.