Dr. Shai Brill, MD, is the Director General of Beit Rivka (the House of Rebecca) Geriatric Rehabilitation Hospital in Petah Tikva. He is co-Director of Minerva Center for Interdisciplinary Studies of the End of Life, at Sackler School of Medicine of Tel Aviv University. He specializes in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics; End of life; Caring for caregivers. He served as the Chairman of Israel Association for Geriatric Medicine, and since 1998 to the present acts as the Chairman of the National Advisory Committee on Developing Services for the Elderly, at the Institute of Social Security. His research has focused on factors affecting mortality and frailty in geriatric patients.