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.

Commonwealth Club Forum

New Approaches to Patient Care and Advocacy

Patients and health-care providers are facing changes if they hope to build a system of patient-centered care.

/ March 10, 2012
Emergency Room

It’s Time to Rethink the Role of Emergency Rooms

When emergency care is not appropriate, patients pay a premium and do not get the care they need.

/ May 17, 2010