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.

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
Jennifer and Tom Brokaw

Tom and Jennifer Brokaw at TEDxStanford

In this unscripted TEDx talk at Stanford University, my father and I discuss how difficult it is for families to plan for end of life issues with aging parents.

/ August 3, 2012

Mapping Your End of Life Choices

Your lawyer shouldn’t be writing a medical contract any more than you’d want your doctor to write a legal contract.

/ June 18, 2012