Michelle Christopher, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Associate Program Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship/Co-Chair Tulane HPM DEI Committee
School of Medicine

Education & Affiliations

MD, University of Washington School of Medicine, 2014
Internal Medicine Residency, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 2017
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship, Cook County Health and Hospitals System, 2018


Dr. Michelle Christopher is an internist and Hospice and Palliative Medicine physician at University Medical Center New Orleans. She completed medical school at the University of Washington, Internal Medicine residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship at Cook County Health.

Dr. Christopher is passionate about providing compassionate and quality palliative care to her patients, advocating for improved access to healthcare, and educating medical professionals at all levels of training about primary palliative care and how to improve communication within teams and with patients.