Palliative Medicine Service announces new director

Dr. Jeffrey Rubins is the new head of the Palliative Medicine Care program in the Department of Medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center.

Dr. Rubins joined HCMC from the Minneapolis Veterans Administration Health Care System, where he worked for 21 years as a Pulmonary and Critical Care physician. He also directed their Hospice and Palliative Care program. Dr. Rubins is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota and has received several Teacher of the Year awards from his residents and fellows.