University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Current Fellows in the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Medical school: University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth 
Residency: University of Texas - Tyler, TX 
Specialty: Family Medicine 
Professional interests: Primary palliative care, inpatient hospice, medical education

Reasons for choosing our fellowship: "I chose UW for fellowship because of the emphasis and focused training on communication skills. I also knew that having a palliative care unit in the hospital was unique and would provide a more in-depth training experience."

Medical school: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
Residency: MAHEC Hendersonville Rural Family Medicine (North Carolina)
Specialty: Family Medicine
Professional interests: Outpatient palliative care and inpatient hospice

Reasons for choosing our fellowship: "I chose UW for fellowship because of the great faculty and learning opportunities at a larger academic center, and the chance to be closer to family in the Midwest."

Medical school: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Lutheran Family Medicine (Des Moines)
Specialty: Family Medicine

Reasons for choosing our fellowship: "I chose this program because on interview day I could tell that everyone I spoke with was excited about creating a physician culture that prioritizes the alignment of patient care and patient values. I felt like I could be myself in regards to my passion for both the struggles and rewards of palliative and hospice care."

Medical school: Boston University School of Medicine
Residency: Louisiana State–New Orleans
Specialty: Emergency Medicine
Professional interests: Inpatient palliative care, medical education

Reason for choosing our fellowship: "I was looking for a program that emphasized medical education and where palliative had a strong presence in the hospital system. With the Fellows as Teachers curriculum and the palliative care unit + consult services in the hospital, UW checked all my boxes. Double bonus that the faculty are incredibly supportive with multiple opportunities for formal and informal mentorship, and Madison is such a fun city to explore!"