Elizabeth Chuang

BA, Vassar College. MPH, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. MD, NYU School of Medicine/Langone Medical Center. Fellowship, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Hospice & Palliative Medicine). Faculty of the Department of Family and Social Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center. Currently practices hospice and palliative medicine on the inpatient consult service and palliative care inpatient unit at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Chuang recently began a two-year Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program fellowship. Her research interests include patient-centered outcomes research methods and improving care for patients near the end of life by improving clinician-patient-family communication, reducing burdensome care, improving the environment of care for the dying patient, and reducing racial and ethnic disparities at the end of life. Background includes teaching medical students, residents and fellows approaches to emotionally difficult communication tasks as well as health care delivery systems challenges for providing care to patients near the end of life.