Cory Ingram, MD


Dr. Cory Ingram is Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Cory Ingram, M.D., M.S., FAAHPM, is a family physician at Mayo Clinic who serves as the southeast Minnesota region’s medical director of Hospice and Palliative Care. Dr. Ingram is the founding medical director of Palliative Medicine in Population Health — developing primary palliative care across Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Ingram also shares his expertise through teaching as an assistant professor of both Palliative Medicine and Family Medicine with the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. He is a principle investigator of the studies, “Caring Through Conversations” and “Understanding Primary and Specialty Palliative Care.”  He is also a co-investigator of the studies, "Hear My Voice" and "Transitional Palliative Care for Rural Caregivers."

Dr. Ingram studied Liberal Arts and Humanities at Central College; earned his medical degree from Leiden University; completed his residency at the University of Nebraska; was a palliative medicine fellow at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and a geriatrics fellow at Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency. He also enjoyed London, England for additional experience at St. Christopher’s Hospice.

Dr. Ingram is the Chair-elect for the Rural Palliative Medicine Special Interest Group, the past-Chair for the Humanities and Spirituality Special Interest Group for the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM).  He is Chair of the Service of Remembrance and Celebration at AAHPM.  He is the section editor of the Art of Caring column for the AAHPM Quarterly and he is also a fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Dr. Ingram is also on the Advisory Board for the International Palliative Care Congress at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.  He is the co-founder of the Innovation Challenge and faculty of the Palliative Care 101 preconference workshop at the Congress.  He also serves on the editorial board of the International Journal on Whole Person Care at McGill University.

Dr. Ingram is the 2012 Mayo Transform iSpot Award winner for The Personal Caring Initiative.  

Dr. Ingram passionately engages audiences around the world on the important topics of geriatrics, dementia and palliative medicine.