Liberman, DO

About the researcher:


Geriatric and palliative medicine

Dr. Tara Liberman is an  Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Clinical Director of the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine.   Her 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. Her current endeavors include hospice evaluation in emergency medical rooms and transitions of care. She also is 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 to the wide continuum of modern medicine.

Research Interests:

  • Decision analytic modeling
  • Comparative effectiveness
  • Medical decision making
  • End of life decision making
  • Health care policy
  • Shared decision making

Research focus:

Research training opportunities for residents and fellows

  • Research in transitions of care of our older adult.
  • Opportunity to introduce geriatrics and palliative care across non-conventional settings.


New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

Degree: DO

North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset

Degree: Residency
Field of study: Internal Medicine

North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset

Degree: Fellowship
Field of study: Geriatric Medicine

Honors and awards

7/2013 - 7/2016

United Jewish Agency (UJA) - Transitions of care