Amy Berman is a Senior Program Officer with The John A. Hartford Foundation, where she leads the foundation’s development and dissemination of innovative, cost-effective models of care that improve health outcomes for older adults. She is responsible for the foundation’s work on age-friendly health systems as well as work to advance palliative care. She previously served as Nursing Education Initiatives Director for the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University.
Prior to that, Berman spent two decades working in home healthcare administration, with responsibility for quality improvement, health information technology, accreditation, and regulatory compliance. She openly shares her experience as a person living with stage IV cancer and has written numerous articles about her healthcare choices; palliative care; and the implications for patients, practice, and policy. Berman has received several honors for her advocacy on behalf of older adults and those facing serious illness.
Berman will deliver the opening keynote address at PCORI’s 2018 Annual Meeting.