Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Faculty

 
Kristina Catrine, MD

612-813-6361
trim0007@umn.edu

Medical school: University of Minnesota
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Pediatric Residency
Board certifications: Pediatrics, hospice and palliative medicine
Medical interests: Pediatric palliative care, including medical education, ethics, and communication
Highlight: named a "2017 Top Doctor" by Minnesota Monthly

Stefan Friedrichsdorf, MD

612-813-6361
sjfriedr@umn.edu

Medical school: University of Minnesota
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Pediatric Residency
Board certifications: Pediatrics, hospice and palliative medicine
Medical interests: Pediatric palliative care, including medical education, ethics, and communication 

Kristopher Hartwig, MD

612-629-7737
knhartwi@umn.edu

Medical school: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Residency: University of California, Davis, Family Medicine Residency
Board certifications: Family medicine, hospice and palliative medicine
Highlight: Extensive experience in rural hospice (New York) and international palliative care development (Tanzania)

Elizabeth Jeffrey, MD

bjeffrey@umn.edu

Medical school: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Residency: University of Minnesota Internal Medicine Residency
Fellowship: University of Minnesota (hospice and palliative medicine)
Board certifications: Internal medicine, hospice and palliative medicine

Brooke Kaney, MSW, LICSW

kaney005@umn.edu

Education: MSW, University of Illinois; Illinois Board of Higher Education Certificate in Evidence-Based Mental Health Practice with Children
Fellowship: Palliative Care Clinical Social Work Fellowship at one of the six original Palliative Care Leadership Centers
Highlights: Youth grief services volunteer at Fairview Health System, presented at the Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care Network National Conference in 2015 and 2016

Annette Nijjar, MD

bloes001@umn.edu

Medical school: Eberhard Karls-Universität, Tübingen, Germany
Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: University of Minnesota Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Board certifications: Internal medicine, hospice and palliative medicine

Drew Rosielle, MD

612-273-3671
rosielle@umn.edu

Medical school: University of Minnesota
Residency: University of Colorado Internal Medicine Residency
Fellowship: Medical College of Wisconsin (palliative care)
Board certifications: Internal medicine, hospice and palliative medicine
Highlights: Editor of Fast Facts and Concepts; member of Journal of Palliative Medicine editorial board; member of American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine clinical education committee

Jeff Rubins, MD

612-873-6500 x4400
rubin004@umn.edu

Medical school: Boston University
Residency: Boston University Internal Medicine Residency
Fellowship: Boston University (pulmonary medicine)
Board certifications: Internal medicine, hematology, hospice and palliative medicine
Medical interests: Medical education, physician-patient communication
Highlight:
named a "2017 Top Doctor" by Minnesota Monthly

Victor Sandler, MD

612-728-2458
sand0922@umn.edu

Medical school: University of Minnesota
Residency: University of Massachusetts Internal Medicine Residency
Board certifications: Geriatrics, internal medicine, hospice and palliative medicine
Medical interests: Biomedical ethics, geriatrics, hospice, internal medicine, palliative care
Highlight: Named a “Top Doctor” by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine a dozen times for geriatrics and internal medicine

Emily Schafhauser, MD

schaf198@umn.edu

Medical school: Creighton University
Residency: University of Minnesota Internal Medicine Residency
Fellowship: University of Minnesota Hospice and Palliative Medicine (pediatric track)
Board certifications: Internal medicine, pediatrics

Scott Schwantes, MD

schwa739@umn.edu

Medical school: Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: University of Minnesota Pediatric Residency
Fellowship: University of Minnesota (pediatric critical care)
Board certifications: Hospice and palliative medicine, pediatrics

Elizabeth Uchitelle

612-626-3444
uchi0017@umn.edu

Medical school: SUNY at Stony Brook
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in internal medicine
Fellowship: University of Minnesota (hospice and palliative medicine)
Board certifications: Internal medicine, hospice and palliative medicine

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