Mark Stoltenberg, MD, MA received his undergraduate degree in religion from Duke University, and completed his medical degree as well as a Master’s in Bioethics and Healthy Policy from Loyola University Chicago. He then completed his family medicine residency at Northwestern University, and palliative care fellowship at Harvard University. He then completed a global health fellowship at MGH, as well as an MPH from the Harvard Chan School of Public Health. Currently, Dr. Stoltenberg serves a faculty member of the Division of Palliative Care and Geriatrics at MGH. His work focuses on innovative and collaborative methods of responding to the suffering of the most vulnerable—both locally and globally. He has experience directly caring for patients in Latin America, Africa and the Caribbean, and has contributed to multiple education and public health programs across these regions. He has partnered with palliative care leaders in Belize, Chile, Colombia, Jamaica, Kenya, and Rwanda to expand services and lead training programs. He continues to maintain ongoing longitudinal partnerships at these sites to assist with the development of education programs as well as mentorship and support to rising palliative care leaders. He is also a founding member of the Global Palliative Education Consortium (GPEC) which focuses on global palliative care training for palliative care trainees in the US, and currently serves as a palliative care and public health advisor to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).