Associate Chief, Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, Northwell Health
Assistant Professor, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine
Phone: (718) 470-3116
Dr. Tara Liberman’s speciality is Geriatric and Palliative Medicine. She is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and currently serves as the Associate Chief of the Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine overseeing both inpatient and outpatient clinical services. Dr. Liberman’s affiliation with Northwell Health dates back to when she was a medical student and rotated at North Shore University Hospital. She then completed an Internal Medicine residency, followed by a Geriatric Medicine fellowship with the health system. Dr. Liberman’s work is dedicated to caring and promoting academic efforts within an aging and vulerable population.
Dr. Liberman’s research interests revolve around goals of care in the advanced illness population. She has crossed non-conventional barriers including emergency medicine and pulmonary critical care, specifically cystic fibrosis. Dr. Liberman’s current endeavors include hospice evaluation in emergency medical rooms and transitions of care, as well as the integration of a geriatric trained social worker into the emergency room setting to improve available resources for the treatment of older adults. Dr. Liberman is also looking into the role of Palliative Care Medicine in both Oncology and Heart Failure initiatives. She is continually attempting to broaden exposure to Palliative Care Medicine throughout the wide continuum of modern medicine.
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
North Shore University
Degree: Residency, Internal Medicine
North Shore University Hospital
Degree: Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine
2016 United Jewish Agency (UJA) Transitions of Care Grant
2015 Northwell Health Physician Leadership Program
2014 North Shore-LIJ President’s Award Nominee (ED/Palliative Care)
2012 Circle of Life Nominee: Celebrating Innovation in End of Life Care
2010 Harvard Palliative Care Faculty Development Grant