Beacon Patient Advocates LLC
Independent Patient Advocates navigating the choppy waters of today's healthcare system

Speaking Engagement Opportunities


Events Scheduled in 2019:

1/8 & 1/15, An Advocacy Primer for The Engaged Patient, Brookline Adult and Community Education, Register here.

1/29 & 2/5, Become An Engaged Patient, Newton Community Education, Register here.

Living Well Network, Cambridge
2/21: Communicating Effectively with Your Healthcare Provider
3/21: Knowing Your Rights as a Patient

Brookline Adult & Community Education:
5/23: Know Your Rights as a Patient

Events during Fall 2018:

9/27, 1 pm: Communicating Effectively with your Doctor, Brookline Senior Center

Newton Senior Center, 1:30 - 3 pm:
10/24, Communicating Effectively with your Doctor
10/31 Knowing your Rights as a Patient
11/7 Staying Safe in the Hospital and Beyond
11/14 How to Be Your Own Best Advocate

11/1, 7 pm: “The Dialogue Starts Here - Hello Brookline, 1550 Beacon Street, Brookline

11/2 10:30 am: How to Be Your Own Best Advocate, Lexington Senior Services


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Ailene Gerhardt, founder of Beacon Patient Advocates,
is available to speak to groups about the following topics:

The field of independent patient advocacy

What Is an Independent Board Certified Patient Advocate and Why Do You Need One?

The empowered patient

Know The Facts,  Know Your Rights

Communication with your medical providers

How To Communicate Effectively With Your Doctor

health literacy

Exploring the Language of Health Care

Patient Safety

Preventing Medical Errors (Partnership with CampaignZERO)

EMail us for details about speaking to your group or at your event

Is there a topic you are interested in that's not listed here? Email Ailene