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Dr. Alex Choi Joins Palliative Care Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital

March 28, 2022

Alex Choi, MD, recently joined the faculty of the Palliative Care Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital as an Instructor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine). Dr. Choi received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and completed a Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency at Stony Brook University Hospital. He completed his fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at Yale.

In 2020, Dr. Choi received both the Excellence in Teaching by a Senior Resident Award and the Department of Medicine Excellence in a Research Project Award. He was Vice Chair of the Yale Resident Fellow Senate Wellness Council and a member of the Yale Resident Fellow Senate Education Council, both at Yale School of Medicine. His recent research has focused on approaching palliative care in adolescents and young adults and the clinical and ethical considerations in patients with advanced head and neck cancer.

Submitted by Emily Montemerlo on April 01, 2022