Rick Mendius, MD and Doug Wallace, Board President of Living/Dying Project, enter into a conversation on California's MAID. Rick delves into the poignant topic of California’s End of Life Act and unveils the profound provisions that it offers to those facing irremediable conditions. He goes over the step-by-step process required to obtain the medical mixtures. He also shares his own spiritual and clinical perspectives, offering a profound blend of wisdom and empathy and shedding light on the journey towards peace and dignity. 

About Rick Mendius, MD: Rick is a neurologist in practice in Santa Rosa, California and co-founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom. His professional journey began at UCLA, where he trained in neurology, epileptology, and neurobehavior. He has practiced in Los Angeles, Portland, and in the Bay Area. Since 1994, he has been in Marin and Sonoma counties in a general neurology practice. He has been on the teaching faculty of UCLA, Oregon Health Sciences University, and Stanford University. His interest in End of Life/ Medical Aid-in-Dying grew from his experiences in caring for patients with prolonged illnesses and profound central nervous system degenerative disease. His meditation practice began with Shinzen Young in Los Angeles, has moved through Spirit Rock with Jack Kornfield and Ajahn Amaro, to his current main teacher, Adyashanti. Rick continues to work with patients navigating illness and end-of-life issues today.

Running Time: 1 hour and 53 minutes

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"I salute the most enlightened conversation about MAID that I have ever participated in. HUGE thanks to the Living/Dying Project for sponsoring it and to Dr. Mendius for his thorough personal and professional study and sharing of the terrain - dragons and all." 

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"Thank you. This was so informative."
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