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Jennifer Kapo, MD

Sherwin B. Nuland and Michael K. Vlock Associate Professor of Palliative Medicine; Chief, Palliative Medicine

Contact Information

Jennifer Kapo, MD

Patient Care Location

Mailing Address

  • Geriatrics

    PO Box 208025, LMP 1072

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8025

    United States



Provides clinical palliative medicine to patients at Smilow Cancer Hospital. In addition, she focuses on developing a research mission in palliative medicine and expanding teaching opportunities for existing Yale faculty, staff, fellows, residents, and medical students. Has been charged with creating an ACGME certified fellowship in hospice and palliative care.

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Pennsylvania Medical School (1997)
  • Fellowship
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship
    University of Pennsylvania
  • Residency
    Universtiy of Colorado
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine (2010)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine (2003, recertified: 2013)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2002, recertified: 2012)

Departments & Organizations