Community Screening of Being Mortal Documentary

October 20, 2017

On Thursday, November 2, 2017, Hospice of Hilo, Community First, and the Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce are presenting a community screening of the documentary Being Mortal.


Based on Dr. Atul Gawande's best selling book, this powerful film presents the perspective of patients and their families when facing the end of life. The film also explores the relationship physicians have with their patients near end of life and the difficult discussions that must occur around chronic illness and death.  



A expert panel discussion will immediately follow the screening. Panelists include Dr. Lynda Dolan, MD; Dr. Jerry Gray MD; Anne Andersen, Licensed Certified Social Worker; and Shirley Dellinger, Director of Operations, Hospice of Hilo.


Don't miss the opportunity to see this powerful film and have a rich discussion afterwards. Lunch: $30 for HICC Members, $35 for others. Registration deadline: October 26, 2017.



Screening of Being Mortal and Panel Discussion around end of life care issues


Where: Hilo Hawaiian Hotel, Moku Ola Ballroom

Date: November 2, 2017

Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Fee: HICC Members $30, All others $35


For more information contact: 

Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce

Phone: 808-935-7178   Email:





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