Emily Palmer, N.P.

  • Clinical Director, Palliative Care
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Emily Palmer is Clinical Director of Palliative Care for Hebrew SeniorLife. She completed her BSN and MSN from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions and a fellowship at Duke University, and is board certified as an Adult and Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. Prior to joining Hebrew SeniorLife, Emily worked as a nurse practitioner at Boston Medical Center and Commonwealth Care Alliance.


Undergraduate: MGH Institute of Health Professionals

Graduate School: Duke University


Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center

Blog Posts

Pain Management at Home

With the right resources, older adults can successfully manage chronic pain in the comforts of their home

What is Palliative Care?

What you and your loved one should know about a type of care that alleviates suffering and focuses on your treatment goals.