b'26BIOGRAPHIESElizabeth R. Kessler, MD,is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Medical Oncology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She is a genitourinary medical oncologist whose research focuses on delivering goal-concordant care to older adults with cancer. Dr. Kessler is a 2019 American Cancer Society Clinician Scientist Scholar and will pilot a formalized framework aimed at increasing care alignment by performing geriatric, goals of care, and oncologic assessments at the outset of care planning for older patients with bladder [email protected] Kotwal, MD, MS,is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine. He is a research scholar in the UCSF Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center and a 2019 NPCRC grantee. Dr. Kotwals research focuses on the intersection of geriatrics and palliative care and efforts to understand and improve social connections of older adults at the end of life through clinical practice, health systems, and policy. [email protected] S. Kutner, MD, MSPH,is a tenured Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Chief Medical Officer of University of Colorado Hospital. Dr. Kutner is board-certified in internal medicine, geriatrics, and hospice and palliative medicine. She is active in palliative/hospice care research, mentoring, and clinical care locally and nationally. She is principal investigator of an NIA-funded T32 training grant in palliative care and aging, co-directs the NINR-funded Palliative Care Research Cooperative Group, and is a Past President of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) and the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM)[email protected] Lemmon, MD,is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Population Health Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Lemmon works as a fetal and neonatal neurologist, directs Dukes Neuro-Intensive Care Nursery Program, and serves as the Medical Director of the Duke Childrens Clinical Research Unit. Dr. Lemmons research aims to understand, measure, and improve how parents and clinicians partner to make decisions for children with neurologic conditions. Specific areas of interest include parent-clinician communication about neurologic prognosis, decision making for children with neurologic conditions, and parent outcomes after neonatal illness. Dr. Lemmon is the recipient of the Child Neurology Societys 2021 Philip R. Dodge Young Investigator Award. Her work has received funding from the American Academy of Neurology, BAND foundation, Derfner Foundation, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Dr. Lemmon is a 2016 NPCRC career development award [email protected]'