1. Understand how health literacy may affect advance care planning and medical decisions
2. Understand clear health communication principles in creating advance care planning tools
3. Learn about the development and evidence for the advance care planning PREPARE program and tools
Dr. Rebecca Sudore is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics at UCSF and is a geriatrician, palliative medicine physician, and a health services researcher. Dr. Sudore conducts research to improve advance care planning and medical decision making for diverse, vulnerable older adults. To empower diverse older adults to engage in advance care planning she has designed, tested, and implemented innovative, patient centered tools including an easy-to-read advance directive in over 10 languages and an interactive, advance care planning website (www.prepareforyourcare.org).