Dr. Edward Creagan

Edward T. Creagan, MD, FAAHPM, a cancer specialist, is the first Mayo Clinic doctor board certified in hospice and palliative medicine. He stepped away from active clinical practice in 2018 after 40 winters at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is professor emeritus of medical oncology at the Mayo Clinic Medical School where he held the endowed chair as the John and Roma Rouse Professor of Humanism in Medicine, and he is now Emeritus Professor of Humanism in Medicine and an Emeritus Consultant in Palliative Medicine. He tweets daily @EdwardCreagan and @AskDoctorEd and blogs at www.AskDoctorEd.com, where he can be contacted.


How to Say Farewell

Familiarity with Dying I have dedicated my life to death. For over forty winters at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, I have been at the bedside with over 40,000 […]

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