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Published early in 2016, "When Breath Becomes Air" instantly became a best seller. Dr. Paul Kalanithi was at the point of completing his training to become a neurosurgeon when suddenly he was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. Paul’s moving memoir is his story of becoming a patient as he wrestled with suffering and loss, as well as love and hope. Paul’s wife, Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, completed his memoir after Paul died in 2015. ADU was fortunate to secure a speaking engagement by Lucy Kalanithi on December 8, 2016, in which she speaks openly about her husband, their relationship, and what sustained them at the end of his life. You will enjoy learning from their journey and come away with a better understanding of how life changing medical diagnoses changes relationships with others, with self and with God. You will be challenged to consider how suffering and love are related. This story and what you will learn from hearing from Dr. Lucy Kalanithi will be life changing for you and the way you care for others.