Edward W. Martin, MD

Supportive Care Physician

Edward Martin, MD is a board-certified specialist in hospice and palliative medicine. He is a professor of medicine (clinical), at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, as well as director of its Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program and section chief of palliative medicine.

Dr. Martin earned his medical degree at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, followed by a residency at University of Rochester Associated Hospitals, Strong Memorial Hospital, in Rochester, New York. He received a master of public health degree from the Brown University School of Public Health.

Dr. Martin is certified in hospice and palliative medicine as well as internal medicine, geriatrics, and addiction medicine. He is chief medical officer of Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Rhode Island.

Dr. Martin is a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the American Society of Addiction Medicine, among other professional societies. The Alpert Medical School has recognized Dr. Martin with several teaching awards; in 2015, he received the Josefina B. Magno Distinguished Hospice Physician Award from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. His research focuses on end-of-life care and decision-making.



Lifespan Cancer Institute, Rhode Island Hospital
Ambulatory Patient Center (APC Building) (directions)
110 Lockwood St.
Providence, RI 02903


  • Medical School:  Brown University, Alpert School of Medicine
  • Residency:  University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry