Our Team

The Education in Palliative & End-of-Life Care Program is managed through the Center for Bioethics & Medical Humanities. We welcome your questions and comments about our program and ask that you contact us at through the program office:

EPEC
750 N. Lake Shore Dr.
Rubloff 601
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-503-3732
Fax: 312-503-5868
EPEC@northwestern.edu

If you have any questions or if you ant to join our Listserv, sign up to get more information.

Faculty Leadership

Joshua Hauser, MD

Joshua Hauser, MD

EPEC Director

j-hauser( at )northwestern.edu

Associate Professor of Medicine & Medical Education at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Section Chief of Palliative Care at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago


Gordon Wood, MD

Gordon Wood, MD

EPEC Associate Director

gwood1( at )nm.org

Associate Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago


Master Facilitators

Michael Preodor, MD

Michael Preodor, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC and PDW

Former Director of EPEC and retired Director of Palliative Care at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL


Arthur R. Derse, MD

Arthur R. Derse, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC and EPEC-EM

Director, Center of Bioethics and Humanities in the Institute for Health and Society and Julia and David Uihlein Professor at Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee


Tammie Quest, MD

Tammie Quest, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC-EM

Immediate Past President of AAHPM and Director of the Emory Palliative Care Center at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta


Paul DeSandre, DO

Paul DeSandre, DO

Master Facilitator, EPEC-EM

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Palliative Care Fellowship Director at Emory University in Atlanta


Daniel Maison, MD

Daniel Maison, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC

National Medical Director of Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care in Park Ridge, IL


Michael Gisondi, MD

Michael Gisondi, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC-EM

Associate Professor & Vice Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University Medical Center in Stanford, CA


James Cleary, MD

James Cleary, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC

Professor of Medicine and Director of the Walther Supportive Oncology Program at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis


Hunter Groninger, MD

Hunter Groninger, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC

Assistant Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University and Director of Palliative Care at MedStar in Washington, DC


Daniel Fischberg, MD

Daniel Fischberg, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC

Professor of Medicine at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu and Medical Director of Palliative Care at Queen's Medical Center


Karen Jubyanik, MD

Karen Jubyanik, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC-EM

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of the Emergency Medicine Clerkship at Yale University in New Haven, CT


Jason Morrow, MD, PhD

Jason Morrow, MD, PhD

Master Facilitator, EPEC

Medical Director of Inpatient Palliative Care Consultation and Assistant Professor at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio


J. Cameron Muir, MD

J. Cameron Muir, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC

EVP, Quality and Access and Chief Medical Officer for Capital Caring in Arlington, VA


Martha Twaddle, MD

Martha Twaddle, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC

Clinical Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago and Director of Palliative Care at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Garrett Chan, PhD

Garrett Chan, PhD

Master Facilitator, EPEC-EM

Associate Adjunct Professor in the Department of Physiological Nursing at University of California, San Francisco


Jean Abbott, MD

Jean Abbott, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC-EM

Professor Emerita at University of Colorado in Aurora


Lynn Yancy, MD

Lynn Yancy, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC-EM

Assistant Professor at University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine in Aurora and Associate Director of Medical Operations at Concentra


Joe Shega, MD

Joe Shega, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC

Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of VITAS Healthcare in Orlando


Jeanne Marie Martinez, RN, MPH

Jeanne Marie Martinez, RN, MPH

Master Facilitator, EPEC

Quality Coordinator, HSCT Program at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago


Janet L. Abrahm, MD

Janet L. Abrahm, MD

Institute Physician

Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


Principals

Linda Emanuel, MD, PhD

Linda Emanuel, MD, PhD

Charles F. von Gunten, MD, PhD

Charles F. von Gunten, MD, PhD

Frank D. Ferris, MD

Frank D. Ferris, MD

Staff

Veronica Roman Saldaña

Veronica Roman Saldaña

Program Administrator

v-roman( at )northwestern.edu
312-503-3732