Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

EPEC: Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Faculty & Staff

Faculty Leadership

Joshua Hauser, MD

Joshua Hauser, MD

EPEC Director
j-hauser( at )northwestern.edu
Associate Professor of Medicine & Medical Education
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Section Chief of Palliative Care, Jesse Brown (Chicago) VA Medical Center
Chicago, IL
Gordon Wood, MD, FAAHPM

Gordon Wood, MD, FAAHPM

EPEC Associate Director
gwood1( at )nm.org
Associate Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Master Facilitators

Michael Preodor, MD

Michael Preodor, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC and PDW
Former Director, EPEC
Retired, Director of Palliative Care
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
Park Ridge, IL
Arthur R. Derse, MD, JD, FACEP

Arthur R. Derse, MD, JD, FACEP

Master Facilitator, EPEC and EPEC-EM
Director, Center of Bioethics and Humanities Institute for Health and Society Julia and David Uihlein Professor Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI
Tammie Quest, MD

Tammie Quest, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC-EM
Immediate Past President, AAHPM
Director, Emory Palliative Care Center
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA
 
Paul DeSandre, DO

Paul DeSandre, DO

Master Facilitator, EPEC-EM
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Fellowship Director, Palliative Care
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Daniel Maison, MD

Daniel Maison, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC
National Medical Director
Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care
Park Ridge, IL
Michael Gisondi, MD

Michael Gisondi, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC-EM
Associate Professor & Vice Chair
Dept. of Emergency Medicine
Stanford University Medical Center
SStanford, CA
James Cleary, MD

James Cleary, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC
Professor of Medicine
Director, Walther Supportive Oncology Program
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN
Hunter Groninger, MD

Hunter Groninger, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Georgetown University
Director, Palliative Care MedStar Washington
Washington, DC
Daniel Fischberg, MD

Daniel Fischberg, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC
Professor of Medicine
University of Hawaii
Medical Director, Palliative Care
Queen's Medical Center
Honolulu, HI
Karen Jubyanik, MD

Karen Jubyanik, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC-EM
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Director, Emergency Medicine Clerkship
Yale University
New Haven, CT
Jason Morrow, MD, PhD

Jason Morrow, MD, PhD

Master Facilitator, EPEC
Medical Director, Inpatient Palliative Care Consultation
Assistant Professor
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX
J. Cameron Muir, MD, FAAHPM

J. Cameron Muir, MD, FAAHPM

Master Facilitator, EPEC
EVP, Quality and Access and Chief Medical Officer
Capital Caring
Martha Twaddle, MD, FACP, FAAHPM, HMDC

Martha Twaddle, MD, FACP, FAAHPM, HMDC

Master Facilitator, EPEC
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Director of Palliative Care
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Lake Forest, IL
Garrett Chan, PhD, APRN

Garrett Chan, PhD, APRN

Master Facilitator, EPEC-EM
Associate Adjunct Professor
Department of Physiological Nursing
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Jean Abbott, MD, MH

Jean Abbott, MD, MH

Master Facilitator, EPEC-EM
Professor Emerita
University of Colorado
Aurora, CO

Lynn Yancy, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC-EM
Assistant Professor School of Medicine
University of Colorado Denver
Aurora, CO
Associate Director of Medical Operations, Concentra
Joe Shega, MD

Joe Shega, MD

Master Facilitator, EPEC
Chief Medical Officer and Sr Vice President
VITAS Healthcare
Orlando, FL

Jeanne Marie Martinez FPCN, RN, MPH, CHPN®

Master Facilitator, EPEC
Quality Coordinator, HSCT Program
Northwestern Medicine
Chicago, IL

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