Dr. Jessica Nutik Zitter
June 24, 2019 | Download
Dr. Jessica Nutik Zitter, MD, MPH, is a national advocate for transforming the way people die in America. She is Harvard and UCSF-trained to practice the unusual combination of Critical and Palliative Care medicine. She works as an Attending Physician at a public hospital in Oakland, California.
Dr. Zitter is the author of the newly released Extreme Measures: Finding a Better Path to the End of Life . She is a regular contributor to The New York Times and her articles have appeared in The Atlantic , Time Magazine , Journal of the American Medical Association, The Washington Post and many other publications.
Dr. Zitter’s work is featured in the Academy and Emmy-nominated short documentary “Extremis,” available on Netflix.