Who We Are

Robert Brody MD

Vice President, Director

Robert V. Brody, MD is a primary care, hospice and palliative care, and pain management physician and Clinical Professor of Medicine and Family & Community Medicine at UCSF.

He has practiced at San Francisco General Hospital for 40 years; he was an original member and then chair of the hospital Ethics Committee for 17 years.  He was the medical director of the city-funded hospice and AIDS program in San Francisco at the height of the AIDS epidemic.  A member of the board of directors of Compassion in Dying and End of Life Choices, he was the founding Chair of the Board of Compassion & Choices when those organizations merged.

He is currently on the Executive Committee of the End of Life Liberty Project.



End of Life Choices California provides information and personal support regarding California's End of Life Option Act and all other legal end-of-life options to the medical community and to the public.

July 2019