Martha L. Twaddle, MD, FACP, FAAHPM, HMDC

Dr. Martha L. Twaddle combines nearly 30 years of experience in the care of seriously ill people and their families in a variety of areas of service. Her academic work includes developing curriculum, guidelines, and models of care for healthcare professionals to provide care for the seriously ill in all settings. In addition, at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, she works with teams that are evaluating the impact of communication skills training on healthcare culture along with creating and testing systems of care for seriously ill people and their families across settings of care. On behalf of the American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine (AAHPM), Dr. Twaddle serves as the Co-Chair for the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care, which is revising the clinical practice guidelines for the field.