Leslie J Blackhall

Leslie J Blackhall, MD

Division:
General Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Care
Department:
Medicine
Call 434.243.3922
Primary Location:
Palliative Care Clinic

1240 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions
Phone:
434.243.3922
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Internal Medicine, 1987; American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 1998
Research Interests:

Medical Ethics | Palliative Medicine

Clinical Practice:
Palliative Care
About
Title:
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Biography

Leslie Blackhall, MD, is the section head for palliative care at UVA. She grew up in Upstate New York and attended Yale University. After earning her medical degree from New York University, and she completed residency and fellowship training in internal medicine and medical ethics at Boston University. She also earned a master of theologic studies from Harvard Divinity School, with a concentration in biomedical ethics, history and philosophy.

After a decade of work at the University of Southern California, Dr. Blackhall joined UVA in 2001 as an associate professor, research coordinator at the Center for Biomedical Ethics, and medical director of palliative outpatient clinics. She has led the palliative care division since 2012.

Awards
  • 2015 Bedside Manner Award, Our Health Magazine; Second place
Education
Primary:
New York University, 1984
Residency:
Internal Medicine, Boston University
Fellowships:
General Medicine, Boston University