Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Hospice and palliative medicine fellows see palliative care in a variety of settings and gain expertise in:

  • 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 and pediatric palliative medicine in community and academic settings with well-established interdisciplinary palliative care teams.

The curriculum allows fellows to pursue an adult or pediatric palliative medicine emphasis.

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

Shannon Gallagher, DO

Medical School: Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Pediatric Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center

 

 

 

Jayme Hoch, DO Jayme Hoch, DO

Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic Health System, Eau Claire, WI

 

 

 

Anne-Marie Mischel, MD Anne-Marie Mischel, MD

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School 
Residency: Family Medicine, United Hospital, St. Paul, MN

 

 

 

Anne Pereira, MD, MPH Anne Pereira, MD, MPH

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School 
Residency: Internal Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center 

 

 

 

Alexandria Robbins, MD Alexa Robbins, MD

Medical School: Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Residency: Surgical Medicine, University of Minnesota

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