Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Hospice and palliative medicine fellows see palliative care in a variety of settings and gain expertise in:UMN Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship fellows

  • Symptom relief
  • Pain management
  • Communication
  • Decisional support for patients and families suffering from serious and advanced illnesses

Training

Training includes broad-based exposure to both adult palliative medicine in community and academic settings with well-established interdisciplinary palliative care teams. 

The fellowship is a one-year program accredited by the ACGME and boasts a 100% board pass rate.

Rotation sites

The fellowship's major sponsors (rotation sites) include:

Fellows

Dr. HessenKurt Hessen, MD

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School
Residency: Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan

 

 

 

 

Dr. NatbonyJosh Natbony, MD

Medical School: Donald and Barbara Sucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Residency: Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins Hospital

 

 

 

 

Dr. ParvizJason Parvis, DO

Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Emergency Medicine at Western Michigan University

 

 

 

 

Dr. SoukupThomas Soukup, DO

Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Emergency Medicine at State University of New York, Buffalo

 

 

 

 

Dr. WeinerJonathan Weiner, MD

Medical School: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Residency: Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital

Contact

Mailing address:
420 Delaware Street SE, MMC 381
Minneapolis, MN 55455

nijjarAnnette Nijjar, MD
bloes001@umn.edu
Office address:
B44 Mayo Memorial Building
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

 

sandsHarriet Sands
612-624-6998
hdsands@umn.edu
Office address:
6-240 Phillips-Wangensteen Building
516 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

UMN Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship fellows