Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Doctor Tamara Vesel is the Chief of the Division of Palliative Care in the Department of Medicine at Tufts Medical Center. Her focus is on the clinical practice of Palliative Medicine of all ages and education in Palliative Care. Dr. Vesel has research interests in the disparities in communication and end of life care, nationally and internationally.
Prior to joining Tufts Medical Center, Dr. Vesel developed a pediatric hospice program in the Boston area and was a director of the Fellowship Program at Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Children’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School. Her fellowship will support the exploration of Chinese American culture in decision making in end of life care in the populations of Chinatown.