All posts by Jennifer Brokaw

Dr. Jennifer Brokaw worked for fourteen years as a board-certified emergency physician before becoming a private consultant, patient advocate, writer, and speaker on the topics of end-of-life planning, medical decision-making and medical advocacy.

How to Talk to Your Doctor about Death

It's a very old insight that in order to live your best life, you need to think — and talk — about death.

/ March 28, 2017

Patient Advocates are Essential in Integrative Care

In this interview with Alternative and Complementary Therapies, I explain the role and value of patient advocates to integrative care.

/ March 8, 2016

Medicare and End-of-Life Planning

Over at TIME magazine I explain why Medicare paying doctors for end-of-life planning now is a good first step, but much more is needed. As ...

/ November 10, 2015