Lynn Hallarman

Port Jefferson, N.Y.

Lynn Hallarman, MD, MM, is a reporter for The Click and a freelance writer whose recent work has appeared in the New York Times and the Journal of the American Medical Association. Dr. Hallarman is a palliative care physician and served as the Director of Palliative Medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center from 2007 to 2019. Lynn is a 2017-18 Health and Aging Policy Fellow. As a fellow she worked on the Senate Committee on Finance for Senator Ron Wyden in Washington, DC. Her work for Senator Wyden included a congressional report on the tragic deaths of nursing home residents after Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.  She currently works as a palliative care policy and educational consultant to the National Center for the Equitable Care for Elders at Harvard University. She is a passionate advocate for the work and recognition of Direct Care Workers. Lynn graduated from Yale Medical School and completed her residency training in internal medicine at the University of Rochester.