Jennifer Hughes, M.D.

Faculty and Staff

Director, Palliative Care Consult Service

Medical School:

McGill University Faculty of Medicine

Residency in Medicine:

Internal Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, 1997-2000

Chief Resident:

Internal Medicine, Boston University Medical Center, 2000-2001


Dr. Hughes is an Assistant Professor of Medicine, serving as a hospitalist on the inpatient internal medicine teaching service. Her main clinical interest is end-of-life care and she has developed palliative care expertise as a hospice medical director and in faculty scholar programs through Boston University’s Geriatrics Center of Excellence, Stanford’s Program in End-of-life Education, and Harvard’s Palliative Care Education Program. She directs and attends on the palliative care consult service at Boston Medical Center.

January 23, 2009
Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine