John B. Wong, MD - Hospice and Palliative Medicine

John B. Wong, MD - Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Dr. John B. Wong reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Wong is a Professor of Medicine and physician at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

Education and Training

MD: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 1982

Internship in Internal Medicine: New England Medical Center at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1982–1983

Residency in Internal Medicine: New England Medical Center at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1983–1985

Fellowship in Clinical Decision Making: New England Medical Center at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1985–1987

Chief Resident: New England Medical Center at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1987–1988

Certifications

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Internal Medicine
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Academic Appointments

Professor, Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2010–present

Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA

  • Professor of Medicine, 2003–present
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, 1994–2003
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, 1988–1994

Adjunct Faculty, Tufts School of Engineering and Tufts University School of Medicine, Medford and Boston, MA, 2003–2007

Faculty, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University, Boston, MA, 2003

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

Dr. Wong received honoraria from the following:

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Foundation
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
  • World Health Organization
  • Institute of Medicine
  • Society of Gynecological Surgery – American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Wong holds shares in HealthNet and was a paid statistical editor for Annals of Internal Medicine for the American College of Physicians.

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John B. Wong, MD - Hospice and Palliative Medicine