Prepare for Your Care grew out of a desire to help make medical decision making easier for people and caregivers. It is the result of ongoing research, collaboration, and generous funding.
2009 - 2012
Visited site: more than 100,000 unique visitors from over 150 countries.
Generous funding for PREPARE research and development has been provided by:
PREPARE is the result of a collaboration of broad and talented group of people and organizations. These include:
Rebecca Sudore, MD, FAAHPM, Professor of Medicine, Geriatrics Division, University of California, San Francisco.
Dr. Sudore is a geriatrician, palliative medicine physician, and advance care planning researcher. She also directs the Innovation & Implementation Center in Aging & Palliative Care (I-CAP) and the Vulnerable Populations for Aging Research Core of the NIA-funded Pepper Center.
Dr. Sudore is passionate about making medical information easier to understand and helping people make informed medical decisions.
Anthony Back, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology at UW, Co-Director, UW Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence, and Co-Founder of Vital Talk
Rick Beberman, MBA, MAcc, Digital Health Corporate Development and Investment
Mark Steven Lachs, MD, MPH, Co-Chief, Weill Cornell Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Director of Geriatrics, New York Presbyterian Health Care System
Bruce Leff, MD, Director, Center for Transformative Geriatric Research, Professor Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Stephen T. Limpe, MBA, President and CEO, Compass Care, LLC, Managing Partner, L3G Medtrics, LLC
Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, Director, Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), Vice-Chair for Public Policy and Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine; Catherine Gaisman Professor of Medical Ethics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
R. Sean Morrison, MD, Professor and Director of the National Palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC) and Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Steven Z. Pantilat, MD, FAAHPM, MHM, Professor of Medicine, Kates-Burnard and Hellman Distinguished Professor in Palliative Care, Director, UCSF Palliative Care Program, Palliative Care Quality Network (PCQN) and Palliative Care Leadership Center
Aenor J Sawyer, MD, MS, Director, UCSF Skeletal Health Service, Health Innovation&Technology in Ortho (HITO), Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Joel Teitelbaum, JD, LLM, Health Law Professor, The George Washington University, Co-Principal Investigator, National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership (NCMLP)
People Designs, Inc.
Lizmar Media Design
GreenWaves Media Production
Strategic Communications & Planning (SCP)
Johnny Asbury, BS
David Farrell, MPH
Mari Feuz, BS
Sarah Hooper, JD
Ryan McMahan, BS
Jana Powell, BS
Michael Villaire, MSLM
Louise Aronson, MD, MFA, Professor of Medicine, UCSF Division of Geriatrics
Darren Dewalt, MD, MPH, Chief, UNC Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology
Erin Henke, VSP Vision Care, previous co-Director of California Coalition for Compassionate Care
Hilary Seligman, MD, MAS, Associate Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine, and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Center for Vulnerable Populations.
Alex Smith, MD, MS, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSF Division of Geriatrics
Eric Widera, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSF Division of Geriatrics