Juliet C Jacobsen, M.D.

Physician Investigator (Cl)
Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician
Medicine-Palliative Care, Massachusetts General Hospital
DPH University of Cambridge 2001
MD University of Chicago 1997
advance care planning; communication; communication barriers; medical oncology; outpatients; palliative care; referral and consultation; terminally ill; truth disclosure

Juliet Jacobsen, MD, is a palliative care clinician educator and researcher interested in communication about serious illness and early palliative care interventions. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and lives in Sweden, where she is a researcher at the Lund University. Her recent book, What’s in the Syringe? Principles of Early Integrated Palliative Care (OUP, 2021), details a successful palliative care intervention first piloted at Massachusetts General Hospital, where Dr. Jacobsen worked as a clinician for many years.

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