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Justin Sanders

Physician, Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Associate Director of Innovation in the Serious Illness Care Program, Ariadne Labs

Justin Sanders, MD, MSc, is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, an attending physician in the Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the Associate Director of Innovation in the Serious Illness Care Program at Ariadne Labs. Dr. Sanders work sits at the intersection of culture, communication, and serious illness, with a focus on disparities and quality measurement in serious illness communication. As a Fulbright Scholar, Justin studied barriers to utilization of hospice services among South Asian Muslims in East London, UK. Justin has a BA in Art History from Haverford College, an MD from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and an MSc in medical anthropology from University College London. He completed internship, residency and a chief residency in Family and Social Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center and is a recent graduate of the Harvard Interdisciplinary Palliative Care Fellowship. He is a 2016 recipient of the Cambia Health Sojourn Scholars Award, a leadership focused career development award for future leaders in palliative care.