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

According to a new study published in JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association, almost half of all hospitalized patients age 65 or older ...

/ 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 ...

/ September 28, 2012