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  • Yale Cancer Center
    Yale New Haven Hospital
    20 York Street
    New Haven, CT 06510

Laura Morrison, MD, FAAHPM, FACP

Internal Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Care, Geriatrics
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Patient type treated
Adult
Accepting new patients
Yes
Referral required
From physicians only
Board Certified in
Geriatric Medicine

Biography

Laura J. Morrison, MD, is an internist with additional training in palliative care and geriatric medicine. 

“Serving as a palliative care physician is a great privilege,” she says. “I truly value traveling with patients and their families through the course of serious illness, adding extra support around physical symptoms, spiritual concerns, psychological and emotional stressors, and social challenges.” 

Dr. Morrison sees patients as part of the Yale Palliative Care Program with the Yale New Haven Hospital Palliative Care Consultation Service with a focus on hospitalized patients. 

“I enjoy providing extra support to patients facing serious illness and their families with a focus on managing symptoms, coping with illness, and aligning patient and family goals and treatment options,” she says. 

Dr. Morrison also directs the physician fellowship training program for hospice and palliative medicine and focuses her scholarly work on increasing palliative care, communication skills, and health care provider resilience training locally and nationally. 

Titles

  • Associate Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)
  • Director of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Education and Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Baylor College of Medicine (2004)
  • Residency
    MetroHealth Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University (2001)
  • Internship
    MetroHealth Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University (1998)
  • MD
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (1997)

Additional Information

Biography

Laura J. Morrison, MD, is an internist with additional training in palliative care and geriatric medicine. 

“Serving as a palliative care physician is a great privilege,” she says. “I truly value traveling with patients and their families through the course of serious illness, adding extra support around physical symptoms, spiritual concerns, psychological and emotional stressors, and social challenges.” 

Dr. Morrison sees patients as part of the Yale Palliative Care Program with the Yale New Haven Hospital Palliative Care Consultation Service with a focus on hospitalized patients. 

“I enjoy providing extra support to patients facing serious illness and their families with a focus on managing symptoms, coping with illness, and aligning patient and family goals and treatment options,” she says. 

Dr. Morrison also directs the physician fellowship training program for hospice and palliative medicine and focuses her scholarly work on increasing palliative care, communication skills, and health care provider resilience training locally and nationally. 

Titles

  • Associate Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics)
  • Director of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Education and Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Education & Training

  • Fellowship
    Baylor College of Medicine (2004)
  • Residency
    MetroHealth Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University (2001)
  • Internship
    MetroHealth Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University (1998)
  • MD
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (1997)

Additional Information

  • Yale Cancer Center
    Yale New Haven Hospital
    20 York Street
    New Haven, CT 06510