We are a diverse alliance of patient and consumer advocacy groups, health care professionals and providers, private sector stakeholders, faith-based organizations, and health care payers with the shared mission to help provide all Americans, especially the sickest and most vulnerable, with comprehensive, high quality, person- and family- centered care that is consistent with their goals and values and honors their dignity.




  • Patricia A. Bomba, MD, FACP, Vice President & Medical Director, Geriatrics; Excellus BlueCross BlueShield & MedAmerica Insurance Company; Chair, MOLST Statewide Implementation Team & eMOLST Program Director; Chair, National Healthcare Decisions Day NYS Coalition
  • Daniel B. Carr, MD, Director, Pain Research, Education and Policy Program (PREP)Department of Public Health and Community MedicineProfessor of Public Health and Community Medicine (primary appointment)Professor of Anesthesiology, Medicine, and Molecular Physiology and Pharmacology (secondary appointments)Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Linda Emanuel, Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Ellen Lawton, Executive Director, Medical Legal Partnership
  • Cynda Hylton Rushton, Professor of Nursing and Pediatrics, Core Faculty Berman Institute of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins University
  • Charles P. Sabatino, Director, ABA Commission on Law and Aging
  • Jack Schwartz, Professor, University of Maryland School of Law
  • Sharyn Sutton, Social Enterprise Consultant
  • Lauren Van Scoy, MD, Founder of
  • Jeff Viohl, Founder and President, Viohl and Associates
  • Sasha Whitaker, Get Real Consulting

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