Laura Jo Morrison, MD

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

Physician Biography

Dr. Morrison is an internist with additional training in palliative care and geriatrics medicine. She sees patients as part of the Yale Palliative Care Program on the Yale New Haven Hospital Palliative Care Consultation service with a focus on the hospital setting. She enjoys 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. 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.

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult; Geriatric
Referrals: From physicians only

Patient Care Organizations


Palliative and End-of-Life Care Education

Yale Cancer Center: Palliative Care Program

Yale Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine AB of Internal Medicine (2000)

  • Geriatric Medicine AB of Internal Medicine (2003)

  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine AB of Internal Medicine (2010)

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Contact Info

Laura Jo Morrison, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Cancer CenterYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Geriatrics25 York Street
PO Box 208028

New Haven, CT 06520-8028