Eric Krakauer, M.D.


Physician Investigator (Cl)
Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Associate Physician
Division of Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD Yale University School of Medicine 1992
PhD Yale School of Medicine 1992
analgesics opioid; end of life care; ethics medical; global hiv care; health services accessibility; hiv care; palliative care; personal autonomy; prejudice; social justice; social responsibility; terminal care; terminally ill; vietnam Dr. Krakauer is an internist and palliative medicine specialist on the Palliative Care Service at MGH where he also co-chairs the ethics consultation committee. At Harvard Medical School, he directs International Programs at the Center for Palliative Care and teaches in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine. He currently is assisting major hospitals and cancer centers in Vietnam to integrate palliative care into comprehensive cancer, HIV, geriatric and primary care.