Stuart Julian Farber M.D.

Stuart Julian Farber M.D.

Bio

Stuart Farber MD, Professor, Department of Family Medicine, is Director of the Palliative Care Service at UWMC and lead instructor for the Palliative Care…

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Personal Interests

He enjoys spending time with his wife and family. He and his wife especially relish time with their grandchildren introducing them to new adventures such as reading, backpacking, theater, skiing/snowboarding, and travel.

Clinical Interests

Director of Clinical Operations for the Palliative Care Center of Excellence at uwpalliativecarecenter.com.

Education

  • InstitutionCredentialYear
  • Univ. of Washington, School of MedicineMedical education1974
  • Medical College of Wisconsin Medical CenterInternship
  • Medical College of Wisconsin Medical CenterResidency

Board Certifications

  • CertificationSpecialtyYear
  • American Board of Family MedicineHospice and Palliative Medicine2008
  • American Board of Family MedicineFamily Medicine1977
Stuart Farber MD, Professor, Department of Family Medicine, is Director of the Palliative Care Service at UWMC and lead instructor for the Palliative Care track of the required fourth year medical student course in chronic illness (Conjoint 690). He was a Scholar for the Project on Death in America, was a hospice medical director for over twenty years and has extensive experience in Long Term Care. After 17 years of practicing family medicine in an urban community and learning many valuable lessons from the many families he served, Stu returned to academic medicine 17 years ago to pursue education and research in end-of-life care and has many publications in this area. His current projects include training the next generation of clinicians to provide excellent palliative care to seriously ill patients/families, expanding Palliative Care as the standard of care for all seriously ill patients/families and research exploring the effectiveness of palliative care educational approaches and the benefits of earlier palliative care interventions for patients, families, clinicians and institutions.

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