Dr. Jessica Zitter returns to Colorado Springs

07/26/19 at 03:58 PM by Christy Pennington

Join Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care for a free, community education event and presentation from Dr. Zitter about "A New Kind of Heroism" as she exposes the public health crisis from an insider's perspective.  

Thursday, October 24, 2019
5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Ent Center for the Performing Arts
5225 North Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Take a step back, take a deep breath, and inquire:  What do we really want for ourselves, our loved ones, and those entrusted in our care when death comes?  

Seating is limited.  RSVPs required by October 10 to:  RoseMary Jaramillo at 719.884.6629 or

Food and beverage will be provided.

Dr. Jessica Zitter, MD, MPH, is a national advocate for transforming the way people die in America. She is the author of "Extreme Measures:  Finding a Better Path to the End of Life" and is a regular contributor to The New York Times.  Her work is featured in the Academy and Emmy-nominated short documentary "Extremis," available on Netflix.  

Sponsored by:  Colorado Springs Osteopathic Foundation

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What Our Families Say

Please applaud everyone at the IPU for the loving care of my mom, 
hugs when I cried, answering questions when asked.  Thank you. ~ Patient's son

There are not words to describe how much everyone at Pikes Peak Hospice is appreciate. 
Thank you from the bottom of my heart for taking such great care of my loved one as she made her final journey. 
I will miss her terriby but am at peace because she was at peace in the end
which is largely due to the care of her Hospice team. 
Thank you to all the staff. ~ Patient's family

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