Eric Hansen, MD

Assistant Professor of Oncology
Supportive and Palliative Care
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
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Special Interests: 
Advanced care planning in underserved populations
Immunotherapy toxicity monitoring and treatment


I was born and raised in Rochester, NY. I graduated from the University of Rochester with an undergraduate degree in biology and history in 2008. I graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine in 2013, which included a year in London, U.K. and Toronto, Canada studying the history of universal healthcare. I also completed the Medical Education Pathway, a two year program which provided additional training for medical students interested in a career in medical education. I completed internal medicine residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, IL in 2016, with a research focus in advanced care planning in underserved populations. I completed a palliative care fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD in 2017, with a research focus in immunotherapy toxicity as well as advanced care planning in patients living with HIV.


Education and Training: 
2008-2013 - MD - University of Rochester School of Medicine, Medical Education Pathway
2013-2016 - Internal Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital/McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
2016-2017 - Palliative Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Board Certification: 
Internal Medicine
Professional Memberships: 
American Association of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Honors and Awards: 
2016 - Northwestern University Gerald Grummet Award (Best senior resident teacher as elected by intern class)
2015 Best Resident Lecture
2013 - Alpha Omega Alpha
Resident Teacher of the Month (awarded multiple times)

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