Shoshana Ungerleider, MD is a practicing internal medicine physician, host of the TED Health Podcast, science advocate and a leading voice in healthcare.
In the Media
Shoshana is the host of TED Health and has been featured as an expert on CNN, MSNBC, PBS NewsHour, CBS News, and many others. Her articles are featured in Newsweek TIME, Scientific American, The San Francisco Chronicle, STAT, Vox.
Shoshana was involved with two Academy Award-nominated
Netflix short documentaries about the end of life experience: Extremis and End Game. Her more recent film is a biographical documentary on the late Robin Williams.
Shoshana founded the End Well Foundation in 2017. End Well is an annual interdisciplinary convening and media platform focused on transforming the end of life into a human-centered experience.
Improving How People are Cared for Throughout the Continuum of Life
Robin's Wish is an upcoming biographical documentary film directed by Tylor Norwood and produced by Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider and Ben Sinclair. The film offers a look into the life and final days of Robin Williams, and how his struggles with Lewy body dementia impacted his acting career and contributed to his death by suicide.