Dr. Putnam is a specialist in Palliative Medicine who was Director of the Palliative Care Program at Georgetown University for 11 years. His interests include pain and symptom management in people with severe disease including cancer and physician-patient communication.
Dr. Putnam is a graduate of Yale University and received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in family medicine at State University of New York at Stony Brook and a fellowship in palliative medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Education & Training
- MDUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine (1996)
- FellowshipMassachusetts General Hospital
- ResidencyState University of New York - Stony Brook
- Board CertificationAB of Family Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine (2010)