Justin J. Sanders, MD, MSc

Palliative Care, Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Assistant Director, Innovation, Serious Illness Care Program, Ariadne Labs

Instructor, Harvard Medical School

Justin Sanders, MD, MSc, is a palliative care physician in the Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care department at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Assistant Director of Innovation in the Serious Illness Care Program, and Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Justin has a BA in Art History from Haverford College, an MD from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and an MSc in medical anthropology from University College London. He completed internship, residency and a chief residency in Family and Social Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center and is a 2013 graduate of the Harvard Interdisciplinary Palliative Care Fellowship. Justin’s academic interests lay at the intersection of culture, communication, and serious illness, with a focus on disparities and quality measurement in serious illness communication. He is a 2016 recipient of the Cambia Health Sojourn Scholars Award, a leadership focused career development award for future leaders in palliative care.

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