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.

A Lucky Life, Interrupted…

A Lucky Life Interrupted is a recent memoir by my dad, Tom Brokaw, about his time as a journalist and the year he was treated for multiple myeloma.

/ May 7, 2015

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