Gerard Brungardt is currently medical director for Hynes Memorial Hospice and associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine – Wichita. He is board certified in Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine and the American College of Physicians. He completed a License (Masters) degree in bioethics at the Regina Apostolorum in Rome in 2008. He and his lovely wife Cassandra have 10 children and are members of the Church of the Magdalen in Wichita, KS.