The Healthcare Advisory Council is a group of prominent professionals covering an interdisciplinary spectrum of the healthcare community from across the country. As Compassion & Choices aims to further develop messaging, create products and programs and offer resources and tools to further credibility within the clinical community, the counsel and perspectives of the collective Healthcare Advisory Council will prove to be invaluable in the end-of-life care space.
The core work of the Healthcare Advisory Council includes, but is not be limited to, the following:
- Review and critique messaging, content and communications designed for dissemination to the healthcare community.
- Offer counsel to the organization on the development of policy, programs, tools, and resources, as applicable.
- Write letters to editors, compose opinion pieces, participate in media interviews, offer legislative testimony and serve as guest speakers and/or panelists at national or community events, as applicable.
- Disclose any conflicts or concerns.
Council Staff Liaison:
Robert Drake, MDiv, MSci, Medical Outreach Manager
Chandana Banerjee, MD, MPA
Palliative Care, City of Hope Medical Center
Dianna Black, Registered Pharmacist, IL
University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital Pharmacy
Venerable Zhiyun Cai, PhD, BCC
Palliative Care Chaplain, Stanford University Hospital
Debra Dunn, MSN, MBA, RN
Healing the Children, NJ
Curt Eschels, MAc, MST
Retired Acupuncturist, Olympia, WA
Angela Forcucci, Pharm D
Advance Care Pharmacy, Escondido, CA
Michael D. Fratkin, MD, FAAHPM
ResolutionCare Network/ResolutionCare Institute, California
Al Giwa, LLB, MD, MBA, MBE
Department of Emergency Medicine Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Nate Hinerman, PhD, MFT
University of San Francisco, Golden Gate University, San Francisco End of Life Network
Jiewen (Janice) Huang, MSW, ASW, Ed.D.
National Association of Social Workers, Asian Pacific Islanders Social Work Council
Eunju Lee, LCSW, MA, MS
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Betty Lim, MD
Geriatrics and Palliative Care
Stephanie Marquet, MD
Kaiser Permanente East Bay
Csaba Mera, MD
Mera Consulting, LLC
Karen Morin, RN
Retired Oncology and Hospice RN
Evan Pulvers, MD
Contra Costa Regional Medical Center
Sylvia Romm, MD, MPH
Atlantic Health Care System
Mitsuo Tomita, MD
UCSD School of Medicine
Yelena Zatulovsky, LCAT, LPMT, MA, MT-BC, CCLS, HPMT
Seasons Healthcare Management, Inc.