Academic Palliative Care Attending Physician

Boston, Massachusetts
Jul 09, 2021
Sep 08, 2021
Full Time
Position Type



Academic Palliative Care Attending Physician 
Boston Medical Center

The Division of General Internal Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) is seeking an outstanding physician educator to join the Palliative Medicine Unit.  We are looking for candidates that are excited to be part of a growing and dynamic interdisciplinary team in a thriving academic medical center.  This is a full time clinical faculty position and applicant will receive an academic appointment.  

The Palliative Medicine Unit started in 2007. The team is comprised of: MD’s, NP’s, Social Worker, Chaplain, and Program Manager.

Specific responsibilities as follows:  

  • 180 clinical days providing palliative care consultative services predominantly in the inpatient setting, with anticipated expansion to the outpatient setting.
  • Invested in working with the underserved population; passionate about Boston Medical Center’s mission to provide exceptional care, without exception.
  • Ongoing education about palliative care principles across the institution.
  • Interest in quality improvement initiatives and research; grant writing experience preferred.

Job Qualifications:

  • Board certified or eligible in Hospice/Palliative Medicine and/or Geriatrics.
  • Experience practicing palliative medicine in an academic institution preferred.
  •  Current state medical license and in good standing with medical board.

More information on Boston Medical Center can be found here:

Please forward CV and cover letter to Sandhya Rao, MD, Director of Palliative Medicine Unit at