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Matthew M Wilson, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Additional Titles/Positions/Affiliations
Director of Outpatient Palliative Care, White River Junction VA
Co-Director of Adult Schwartz Center Rounds, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
VitalTalk Senior Faculty
Coach - Geisel Student Coaching Program


2013-2014 Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, CO
2010-2013 Internal Medicine Internship/Residency, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, CO
2010 MD, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH
2004 BS Biology, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA


Contact Information

1 Medical Center Dr.
Palliative Care
Lebanon NH 03756

Office: 603-650-5402
Email: Matthew.M.Wilson@Dartmouth.edu

Professional Interests

Communication education and training
Quality improvement and implementation
Clinical program development
Care partner coping
Facilitation of co-production of healthcare via pre-visit questionnaires and a clinical dashboards

Courses Taught

DHMC Hospice & Palliative Care Fellowship. Bedside Coaching: Pre-brief (communication workshop). Brief presentation on followed by 2hr of practice via role play. 4hr/yr.
DHMC Hospice & Palliative Care Fellowship. Sharing Prognosis (communication workshop).
DHMC HPM Fellowship. SICG – Setting up the conversation – Revised drills and facilitated drill-based skills development workshop for DHMC HPM fellows rolling with patient resistance to having a serious illness conversation.
• DHMC HPM Fellowship. Discussing Artificial Nutrition and Hydration at the End of Life.
• DHMC Hospice & Palliative Care Fellowship. Intro to HPM - overview of evidence base of effectiveness of palliative care on patient, family, and system outcomes.
• Weekly DHMC Hospice & Palliative Care Fellowship. Facilitation of “Wisdom Wednesday” – case-based review of communication challenges and facilitation of IDT-developed strategies which affect active patient care and development of communication principles, strategies, and skills.
• DHMC Hospice & Palliative Care Fellowship. Responding to Information vs Emotional vs Mixed Cues. Role play as patient, teaching communication skills, developed case and worked with Max to expand drills.
• DHMC Hospice & Palliative Care Fellowship. Prognostication – updated and presented 1hr interactive didactic on prognostication for HPM fellows and rotating residents (3hr revisions, 1 hr didactic)