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Medical Aid in Dying: Perspectives of Terminally Ill Individuals and Their Caregivers

Invitación Para Participar En El Estudio De La Assistencia Médica Para Morir: Perspectivas De Las Personas Con Enfermedades Terminales Y Sus Cuidadores Principales

A research study is being done of individuals who have been approved for medical aid in dying and/or their caregivers across the country. The study is a brief survey followed by a 45-60 minute interview on how medical aid in dying has impacted individuals quality of life, coping, hopes, as well as any barriers they may have experienced. 

This study will gather valuable information about the experiences of individuals and caregivers who are seeking to utilize medical aid in dying. These findings will be used to develop educational and support initiatives for terminally ill individuals, their families, medical providers and medical aid-in-dying support/advocacy agencies. 

The research team is composed of palliative care social workers, thanatologists and grief counselors. They recognize the complexities involved in pursuing medical aid in dying and appreciate those who are willing to share their experiences. 

Click here to participate in the survey or by typing this address into your web browser:

For more information about this research study, please contact the Principal Investigator, Jen Currin-McCulloch, PhD, LSW at [email protected] or at (912) 308-4562 or Kim Mooney, Co-Investigator, at [email protected]

medical aid in dying survey flyer