The primary faculty for the fellowship include four full-time palliative medicine physicians, three of whom are board-certified.  We also have three full-time advanced practice providers who aide in the fellow’s learning.

Our extended teaching staff includes highly dedicated faculty from several different medical sub-specialties including critical care, cardiology, pulmonology, neurology, oncology, radiation oncology, psychiatry, surgery, gynecology/obstetrics, pain management, and family medicine.  Our interdisciplinary team is composed of pharmacists, social workers, pastoral services, hospice team physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners.

HPM Fellow

Jesse Blank, MD


Amy E. Swindell, DO
HPM Program Director
Jacqulin Fabina, DO
HPM Associate Director
Patrick Rice, MD
Joseph L. Hines, MD

Advanced Practice Provider

Marika Haranis, CRNP, ACHPN
Fellowship Program Coordinator
Trista Edwards, PAC
Brittany Smith, PAC

HPM Staff

Sherri Rains, CMA (AAMA)
Administrative Assistant/Certified Medical Assistant