Hunter Groninger, MD
Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine; Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
|Staff Clinician, Clinical Center
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
|Affiliate Faculty, Program in Biomedical Ethics and Medical Humanities
University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
Dr. Groninger currently serves as a staff clinician in the National Institutes of Health Pain and Palliative Care Service since 2011 where he conducts patient care, actively teaches students, residents, and fellows as faculty in the fellowship program, and participates in research activities. Prior to this, he served as Senior Medical Director of Capital Hospice, and as the founding Medical Director for Palliative Care at the Washington Hospital Center (both in Washington, DC). After completing his medical degree and training in internal medicine at the University of Virginia, Dr. Groninger successfully completed a fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine at Capital Hospice.
As a clinician-educator, Dr. Groninger is a Master Facilitator with the education for Palliative and End-of-Life Care (EPEC) Program at Northwestern University and Faculty Affiliate at the UVA Center for Biomedical Ethics and Medical Humanities. His professional interests include communication skills, mindfulness training, and the medical humanities.