Eva H. Chittenden, MD, FACP, FAAHPM

Eva H. Chittenden, MD, FACP, FAAHPM

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Educational and professional experience
1988 B.A., Yale College, Summa cum laude
1995 M.D., Harvard Medical School
1995-1998 Medicine Intern and Resident, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston
1998-2000 Physician, Tuba City Indian Medical Center, Indian Health Service
2001-2002 Attending Physician, Alameda County Medical Center, Oakland, CA
2002-2008 Hospitalist and Palliative Care Physician, Moffitt-Long Hospital
2006-2008 Co-Director, Foundations of Patient Care and Director, Transitional Clerkship, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
2007-2008 Acting Director, UCSF Palliative Care Service
2008-2017 Director of Educational Programs, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Palliative Care Service
2009-2014 Associate Director, MGH Palliative Care Service
Current teaching and research interests

Eva H. Chittenden, MD, is a former clinician educator at MGH, where she saw patients in the palliative care clinic. She also acted as the Director of Educational Programs at MGH. 

Dr. Chittenden was a member of the AAHPM Fellowship Competencies Workgroup, which defined fellowship competencies, measurable outcomes, and evaluation tools. With Dr. Kristen Schaefer and colleagues, she developed and validated palliative care competencies for medical students and residents, which were published in Academic Medicine.

Dr. Chittenden has a particular interest in best practices in resuscitation discussions and advance care planning and speaks widely on this topic.

She is married and has three young children.