Ben is a PhD candidate in Philosophy at Duke University. He works on topics in end-of-life ethics, including what it means to “die well,” palliative care ethics, and the moral psychology of grief, aging, and dying. While focusing on philosophical and policy questions, he also has interests in medical humanities and what memoirs of dying can tell us about the dying process. Ben received his J.D. from Duke in 2017, specializing in health law and policy, and was recently a Visting Scholar at the Hastings Center.