Jeffrey Alderman, MD, MS 

Jeffrey Alderman, M.D., M.S. is Associate Professor of Community Medicine at the University of Tulsa. He founded two Palliative Care inpatient services in the Tulsa Community, and continues to conduct research and consult in the area of hospice quality improvement. Dr. Alderman is also medical director of Amedisys Hospice in Tulsa. He earned his M.D. at George Washington University, and more recently earned a Master’s degree in Health Care Delivery Science at Dartmouth College.

Hard Truths: Communication Strategies at the End of Life


  • Learn about best practices when communicating with patients/families about terminal illness.
  • Appreciated strategies on how to manage interpersonal conflict.
  • Understand the process of normal vs. complicated bereavement.