Sunita Puri is the Medical Director of the Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care Service at the Keck Hospital and Norris Cancer Center at USC, where she also serves as Chair of the Ethics Committee. She is the author of That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour, published by Viking earlier this year. The book was a People magazine “Book of the Week” and was featured on PBS / Amanpour & Company. Puri graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Anthropology and studied Modern History at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar. She completed medical school and residency training in Internal Medicine at UC San Francisco, and fellowship training in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at Stanford University. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Slate, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and JAMA - Internal Medicine. She has received writing fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, UCross Foundation, and Mesa Refuge. In 2018, she received the Etz Chaim Tree of Life Award from the USC Keck School of Medicine, which is awarded annually to a member of the faculty who, in the eyes of the campus community, models and provides humanistic and compassionate care.