All posts by Josh Briscoe

Josh Briscoe is a husband, father of four, and palliative care physician in Durham, NC. His writing appears in The New Atlantis, Christian Bioethics, Closler, Fathom Magazine, Psychiatric Times, and elsewhere. He also writes a monthly newsletter covering themes at the intersection of humanity, medicine, and technology called Notes from a Family Meeting (

Help My Unbelief

The doctors say she’s dying, but everything looks much the same. A plastic tube continues to supply every breath, various fluids continue to drip into her veins, her legs remain swollen, and an eyelid hasn’t fluttered in days, not even...

/ May 9, 2023