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Dr. Lee Lindquist

Lee Lindquist, MD MPH MBA, is a geriatrician and head of geriatrics at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is also Director of Geriatrics Services for the Northwestern Medicine Health System.  

She is a published author, educator, and national expert in the care of older adults. She has been featured in over 200 media venues including: New York Times, Chicago Tribune, AARP, NPR, Wall Street Journal, Kaiser Health News, CNN, ABC, CBS, and NBC. Dr. Lindquist grew up helping her grandparents. "We faced difficult decisions on what to do as their health worsened. Experiencing it first hand and repeatedly with my patients, I believed that there had to be a better way." She is the principal investigator on the PCORI funded project,, a comprehensive website developed to help older adults plan for their medical needs in their “fourth quarter” of life.