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How to Talk to Your Doctor about Death

At Chicago Ideas Week, Dr. Jennifer Brokaw spoke about the uncomfortable but vital conversations we should all have with our doctors, our families and ourselves well before we near the end of life.

/ March 28, 2017
Tom and Jennifer Brokaw at Chautauqua Instititution

Patient Advocacy and Advance Care Planning

When esteemed journalist Tom Brokaw was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, he said he was “unprepared for the universe I was about to enter.”

/ July 29, 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