GHE asks “What is a Good Death?”

In the macabre spirit of Halloween just days away, UTHIP’s Global Health Engage hosted their first event of the year: an interactive discussion about death featuring Dr. Alex Jadad, a professor in the Faculty of Medicine and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. As attendees entered the room, they were greeted by the sight of a motionless body covered by a crisp white sheet, with only a pair of naked feet poking out from underneath. There was a toe tag attached to the right foot. After several minutes of feigned confusion about the whereabouts of the guest speaker, the body on the table sat up suddenly and removed the sheet, revealing a smiling man – Dr. Jadad. Quite the entrance. Death, e

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