Jennifer Kapo, MD

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

Research Interests

Medical Oncology; Palliative Care; Palliative Medicine

Research Organizations

Internal Medicine: Geriatric Medicine | Medical Oncology

Yale Cancer Center: Cancer Prevention and Control

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

As the Chief of the Palliative Care Program, Dr. Kapo leads a service that includes an interdisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, a social worker and a chaplain. This team provides comprehensive palliative care that aims to address all sources of suffering including physical, spiritual, and psychosocial suffering to patients with complex and life-threatening illnesses.  In her role, Dr. Kapo guides the development of the clinical, educational, and research program at Yale New-Haven Hospital and the Yale School of Medicine. 

Selected Publications

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Contact Info

Jennifer Kapo, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Cancer CenterYale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste North Pavilion 4

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
GeriatricsPO Box 208025
LMP 1072

New Haven, CT 06520-8025