We turn to doctors to save our lives -- to heal us, repair us, and keep us healthy. But when it comes to the critical question of what to do when death is at hand, there seems to be a gap between what we want doctors to do for us, and what doctors want done for themselves.
In our segment, The Bitter End, Jad and producer Sean Cole delve deep into why this schism exists. (If you haven't yet, we highly suggest you listen to the episode before going any further.) After the show aired, WNYC colleague Brian Lehrer invited Jad and Sean into the studio to talk about what they learned in reporting this story.