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David Brown, MD

Founder and CEO

David Brown is a world-renowned physician and anesthesiologist, a leading expert on pain management, and a survivor of his own life-threatening illness. His illness gave him a deep and personal understanding of the needs of patients and families facing end-of-life decisions. Prior to founding Curadux, Brown practiced medicine for 37 years in both the operating rooms and as a physician focusing on chronic and cancer pain at the world’s elite healthcare institutions. He has led the departments of anesthesiology at the Cleveland Clinic, University of Texas – M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, and the Virginia Mason Medical Center, as well as serving as professor of anesthesiology at the Mayo Clinic.


Breakout Session I – Where is the Person in Person-Centered Care for Serious Illness

Presented by Tracy Brubaker, LCSW, MSOD, Sanda Gomez, MD, FAAHPM, David Brown, MD at 10:15 AM on Thursday, October 10th.

Creating a person-centered care approach often “misses opportunities” that ensure the voice of the individual and family are included in the design of the care planning process. Are you focused on the “right stuff” to ensure care delivered aligns with a plan of care that is centered around an individuals’ preferences, needs, values, and beliefs?…