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There is an extensive literature on how physicians can best educate their patients about living healthierone might call it a "pedagogy of living." In this essay, I suggest that physicians develop a "pedagogy of dying" for their adult patients: educating them about how they can approach death with some measure of grace and dignity, as consistent with their wants as possible, and cognizant of the final reality we all face. This process happens in the ambulatory settings as part of ongoing caredoi:10.3122/jabfm.2014.05.130301 pmid:25201942 fatcat:j2whzwtn25c2hg2p4gtpqxmk44