Ashwini Bapat, MD

Ashwini Bapat, MD, is thrilled to work as an attending palliative care physician at Massachusetts General Hospital. She received her undergraduate education at McGill University; her medical degree at Tufts University; and completed her internal medicine residency and fellowship in hospice & palliative medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Her interests include the intersection of palliative care with medical education, telemedicine, narrative medicine, and global health.


Posts by Ashwini Bapat, MD

Get your affairs in order, COVID-19 won’t wait

Because COVID-19 can affect people of any age and regardless of their health, it’s advisable to consider preparing advance care planning documents and sharing them with your loved ones and your doctors.

What is palliative care, and who can benefit from it?

Palliative care improves comfort and quality of life for people with serious illness and their families, yet many people who could benefit from these services are not taking advantage of them.