Dr. Tara Friedman serves as VP and National Medical Director of Aspire Health, where she leads clinical excellence and providers oversight to the Aspire Health Organization. Prior to this role, Dr. Friedman was the Regional Medical Officer for Aspire Health’s East Division. In this role she provided clinical leadership for Aspire Health’s clinical programs in Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia and Alabama. Dr Friedman has over 20 years of experience in hospice and palliative medicine. Dr. Friedman served on the board of the American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) for eight years, serving two years on the AAHPM’s Executive Committee as the Academy’s Treasurer. She completed residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Hospice & Palliative Medicine at Mt. Sinai in NYC and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania respectively. She is a graduate of Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons. Dr. Friedman is board certified in Hospice & Palliative Medicine and is a Fellow of the AAHPM.