Ellen Goodman

Ashoka Fellow
United States
Fellow Since 2015
My work: Helping people talk about their wishes for end-of-life care.

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Related TopicsCivic Engagement, Aging, Health & Fitness


This profile was prepared when Ellen Goodman was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2015.
Ellen is working to establish a new cultural norm when it comes to end-of-life care: one in which individuals and families talk openly about their values and wishes—particularly with those who will make decisions for them if they can’t make them for themselves.
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