Teno, Joan – MD, MS

Teno, Joan – MD, MS
Name: Teno, Joan – MD, MS
Credentials: MD, MS

Executive Committee, Stakeholder Engagement Team

Primary title: Professor of Medicine
Primary Institution: Oregon Health Sciences University
Complete Titles:

Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University
Adjunct Professor of Health Services, Policy, and Research, Brown University School of Public Health

Bio: Joan M. Teno, MD, MS is a physician health services researcher with over 25 years of experience conducting research that has impacted end-of-life care in the US. She is a board-certified internist with added qualifications in geriatrics, hospice, and palliative medicine. Dr. Teno was a hospice medical Director for 18 years. She is currently the project leader of a program project grant studying attending physician staff for people with multimorbidity, investigator on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) contract on creating the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Hospice Survey and clinical lead in the development of hospice assessment tool. Throughout Dr. Teno’s career, she has been one of the leaders in defining and operationalizing how we measure the quality of care for those who are dying through bereaved family member surveys and use of administrative data.