Barak Gaster, MD

Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Session(s): Wednesday

Barak Gaster is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington where he’s the past Medical Director of the General Internal Medicine Center and now serves as the Chair of the UW Medicine Advance Care Planning Committee. Dr. Gaster has 20 years’ experience as a primary care doctor and now leads a program to educate health professionals about dementia. The Dementia Directive he helped create has been downloaded more than 100,000 times by people across the country and has been featured in the New York Times and on NPR.