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.

Jennifer and Tom Brokaw

Tom and Jennifer Brokaw at TEDxStanford

What is a meaningful quality of life? How should this inform a living will? What is a living will? What are the costs of long term care?

/ August 3, 2012

Mapping Your End of Life Choices

Jane Brody spoke with me for this article on the importance and complexity of advance health care directives. Only a quarter of adults have advance ...

/ June 18, 2012
Commonwealth Club Forum

No One Understands Health Care Costs

It's really incredible how little we understand our healthcare. Even worse, doctors have no idea how much they spend when they order tests.

/ April 24, 2012