1. Minnesota


  1. General Internal Medicine


  1. Research Fellowship - Geriatrics Research Fellowship, which included completing a one-year "Advanced Training in Clinical Research" certificate program. University of California, San Francisco
  2. Certificate - Formal coursework in epidemiology, biostatistics, and outcomes research. Advanced Training in Clinical Research, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco
  3. Clinical Fellowship - Geriatrics Clinical Fellowship University of California, San Francisco
  4. Resident - Internal Medicine / Primary Care Residency University of California, San Francisco
  5. MD - Brown-Dartmouth Program in Medicine, Providence RI Brown University School of Medicine
  6. MD - Brown-Dartmouth Program in Medicine, Hanover, NH Dartmouth Medical School
  7. Post-Baccalaureate Program - Premedical Program Bryn Mawr College
  8. BA - Majors: Psychology (with Honors and Thesis) and German Studies Magna Cum Laude Williams College
  9. Visiting Student - University study abroad program, during my third year at Williams College. All coursework completed in German alongside Austrian students. Karl-Franzens Universitat Graz


  1. American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  2. American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic rank

  1. Assistant Professor of Medicine
  2. Assistant Professor of Palliative Medicine


  • Palliative medicine
  • Communicating with seriously ill and dying patients and their families
  • Prognosis and care of frail elders


See my publications


See a description of research activities.


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