Dr. Christine Cassel is a geriatrician, ethicist and co-editor of Approaching Death: Improving Care at the End of Life. She is the planning dean for the new Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine coming to Oakland, Calif. in 2019.
The Death With Dignity National Center says that “(t)he greatest human freedom is to live, and die, according to one’s own desires and beliefs.” The center is based in Portland, Ore. For inquiries, contact Peter Korchnak at the number below.
Jewish Sacred Aging is an online forum offering resources to those dealing with aging-related issues. Rabbi Richard Address is founder and editor.
The Catholic Medical Association opposes assisted suicide. Mario Dickerson, who has a background in theology and philosophy, is executive director.
Euthanasia.com, which opposes euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide, posts links to numerous religious leaders’ and organizations’ statements on the issue.
ReligiousTolerance.org has a page of resources on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide, including information on various faith groups’ positions.
Read about legal and ethical issues in dying, posted by the American Geriatrics Society Foundation for Health in Aging.
The nonprofit ProCon.org posts a state-by-state guide to laws about physician-assisted suicide.
The New York Times tracks the subject of assisted suicide with a Times Topics page.