Lucy Kalanithi, MD

Dr. Lucy Kalanithi, M.D., FACP, is the widow of the late Dr. Paul Kalanithi, author of the New York Times bestselling memoir, “When Breath Becomes Air,” for which Lucy wrote the epilogue. She completed her medical degree at Yale, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, her residency at the University of California, San Francisco, and a postdoctoral fellowship training in healthcare delivery innovation at Stanford’s Clinical Excellence Research Center. She is now an internal medicine physician and faculty member at the Stanford School of Medicine.