Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellows
Farah Ali, DO
Dr. Farah Ali was born, raised and completed all of her medical training in Atlanta, Georgia. She completed medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Georgia and she completed internal medicine residency training at Grady Hospital with Morehouse School of Medicine. She is passionate about advancing the field of palliative medicine and enjoys inpatient and outpatient practice alike. In her spare time, she enjoys personal fitness and family time.
Jennifer Eitingon, MD
Dr. Jennifer Eitingon was born in New York and always had a passion for traveling. This led her to live in a few different places throughout her life. She attended the Medical School for International Health in Beer Sheva, Israel and pursued Internal Medicine Residency at Billings Clinic in Montana. She appreciates all forms of art but specifically enjoys acrylic painting and charcoal drawing. Within palliative care, she is interested in bioethics and hospice policy.
Anna Gersten, MD
Dr. Anna Gersten has a long-standing interest in symptom management and end-of-life care. She developed a passion for critical care during her internal medicine residency at Georgetown and completed a fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Johns Hopkins. She is grateful for the opportunity to now obtain formal training in palliative medicine. Her research interests include evaluation of healthcare-related quality of life measures over time in addition to patient and physician perceptions of palliative care in the interstitial lung disease population. She hopes to pursue an academic career practicing critical care, pulmonology, and palliative medicine.
Christine Gourin, MD, MPH
Dr. Christine Gourin has practiced advanced head and neck oncologic surgery for more than 20 years. She completed medical school at SUNY-Health Science Center at Brooklyn/Downstate Medical Center, followed by residency training in General Surgery and Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Vermont, a fellowship in Advanced Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, and a Master’s Degree in Public Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She has a long-standing interest in Palliative Medicine based on experience showing a strong association with cancer treatment outcomes, function, quality of life, and high-quality cancer care. She is a faculty member in the Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery and has a strong interest in quality improvement. Dr. Gourin’s personal interests include horseback riding, cycling, and spending time with two- and four-legged friends and family. Her dog, Andy Rooney, is a certified pet therapy dog.
Tyler Murphy, MD
Dr. Tyler Murphy grew up in Albany, New York and has been moving around for school/training ever since graduating high school. He went to St. George’s University for medical school, and then pursued a family medicine residency at Creighton University in Phoenix, Arizona. He enjoys traveling in his free time but has taken up hiking with his partner while adjusting to the pandemic. He is very excited to continue his training in Hospice and Palliative care with the incredible people at Johns Hopkins Hospital!