NGHS Book Club

National Healthcare Decisions Month

April is National Healthcare Decisions month! For the month of April, we want to encourage our staff and community to start an advance care planning conversation with those you love, so you know how to advocate for them in their time of need. Learn more about Advance Care Planning.


In honor of National Healthcare Decisions Month, we will be reading:

Driving Miss Norma
Written by Tim Bauerschmidt and Ramie Liddle
Facilitated by Dr. Hellen Ransom, DHCE, HEC-C, Clinical Ethicist

Book Clubs

All Book Club events are virtual. Register Now!

April 6, 2023
12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Please read chapters 1-5

April 13, 2023
12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Please read chapters 6-11

April 20, 2023
12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Please read chapters 12-16

We will also be hosting in-person Table Talks, discussing ways you can have advance care planning conversations with your loved ones.

Table Talks

April 7, 2023
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
NGMC Braselton – Outside the Cafeteria

April 10, 2023
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Gainesville Hall County Library – Library Foyer

April 14, 2023
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
NGMC Gainesville – Outside Bright Spot

April 21, 2023
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
NGMC Barrow – Hospital Foyer

April 28, 2023
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
NGMC Lumpkin – Hospital Foyer

CME POLST Lecture

April 12, 2023
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
NGMC Gainesville, Walters Auditorium or streamed live


Sponsored by NGHS Health Sciences Library and Advance Care Planning.
This program is funded by The Foundation. The Foundation is an affiliate of Northeast Georgia Health System and raises funds to improve the health and well-being of the people of Northeast Georgia.