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 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 hospice and palliative medicine emphasis. Beginning in July 2021, three full time and one part time fellow are in the adult track, and one is in the pediatric track.

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

UMN Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship fellows