What it’s all about

What <span>it’s all about</span>
What <span>it’s all about</span>

Hear from co-founder Ellen Goodman about what The Conversation Project is, what we’re asking people to do and why she got involved.

Whyit's important

60% of people say that making sure their family is not burdened by tough decisions is “extremely important”

56% have not communicated their end-of-life wishes

One conversation can make all the difference.

Source: Survey of Californians by the California HealthCare Foundation (2012)

How to get started

Explore our Starter Kit for tools and tips to help you have the conversation.

Explore Starter Kit

IHI Open School Course for Conversations about End of Life Care

NEW! The IHI Open School is offering a course to introduce students and health professionals to basic skills for having conversations with patients and their families about end-of-life care wishes.

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Everyone has a story

Maureen Jennings gathered family together on her father's 85th birthday to talk about end-of-life care.
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Featured on ABC World News with Diane Sawyer