Diane Rehm

Executive Producer/Host, "On My Mind" podcast, WAMU/NPR

Diane Rehm’s incredible radio career has spanned more than 40 years. The Diane Rehm Show, featured on WAMU and NPR, grew from a local program to one with international reach and a weekly audience of more than 2.8 million. Diane now hosts "On My Mind", a podcast featuring conversations on the issues she cares about most: what’s going on in Washington, ideas that inform, and the latest on living well as we live longer.  

Rehm is the author of four best-selling autobiographical books and is the director emerita of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation and a trustee emerita of McDaniel College. She was married to her beloved late husband, John Rehm, for 54 years. In 2017, she married John Hagedorn, a retired Lutheran Minister. She has two children and four grandchildren.

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Brain Health Conversation
Wednesday Oct. 21
11:30 AM
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UsAgainstAlzheimer's Book Club

Join two of our nation’s leading voices on aging and health justice—Dr. David Satcher, the 16th U.S. Surgeon General, and best-selling author and NPR host Diane Rehm—for a discussion about their life’s work and their latest books My Quest for Health Equity: Notes on Learning While Leading and When My Time Comes: Conversations About Whether Those Who Are Dying Should Have the Right to Determine When Life Should End, respectively. The conversation, moderated by award-winning journalist Yvonne Latty, will focus on sharing lessons learned from a lifetime of public advocacy to respect the dignity of patients, individuals, and caregivers as they age.

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