Danielle Doberman, MD, MPH
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Dr. Danielle J. Doberman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and is the Medical Director of Palliative Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.  She is also a practicing clinician in Baltimore, MD, with over a decade of specialized experience in Geriatrics and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She currently oversees the clinical activity of a multidisciplinary team dedicated to the care of patients in both the Weinberg Cancer pavilion and the main Hopkins hospital. In her early career, she was a member of Gilchrist Greater Living, and served as one of their hospice medical directors, working with both inpatient, long-term care and home hospice patients. Also under the auspices of Gilchrist, she was the founding Medical Director for the palliative medicine programs at both Greater Baltimore Medical Center and Howard County General Hospital, and was the inaugural medical director in 2011 when Gilchrist opened its inpatient hospice center in Howard County. In 2012, she joined the faculty of the George Washington University Hospital, where her leadership doubled the program size in staffing, patient consults, and medical learners supervised. Dr. Doberman served as a fellow in Geriatric Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, where she also earned her medical degree. She has special interests in medical education and health care planning for those with dementia. She serves as Associate Program Director for the Palliative Medicine Fellowship at Johns Hopkins, and is Co-Director for the Palliative Care, Topics in Interdisciplinary Medicine course at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.