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.

Difficult Conversations

JCC Manhattan hosted this conversation with Tom Brokaw and his daughter, Dr. Jennifer Brokaw, who played a key role in her father’s care after he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a treatable but incurable blood cancer.

/ February 26, 2015

How Eldercare Handicaps Women

On Health Care Decisions Day, leading healthcare advocate Jennifer Brokaw points to the burden of medical-decision making, for which wives and daughters bear the brunt.

/ April 21, 2014

10 Misunderstandings about Health Care

In the on-going and ever fervent debate about health care in America, we want to share what we perceive to be some important misunderstandings Americans have about it. While the Affordable Care Act will allow more people to have access...

/ September 28, 2012