Michael Huber, MD, MS, HEC-C

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine; Medical Director, Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy; Medical Director, Ambulatory Palliative Medicine

Michael Huber, MD, MS, HEC-C, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Co-Chair of the Ethics Committee at UHealth.

Dr. Huber’s research interests include the intersection of bioethics, serious illness care, and informatics. Dr. Huber’s work examines ways to measure and improve the quality of serious illness care and advance care planning using the electronic health record. He also examines hospital-level variability in serious illness and end-of-life care with a particular interest in code status orders and life-sustaining medical interventions.

Selected Publications

  • Piscitello G, Lyons P, Koch V, Parker W, Huber MT, Hospital Policy Variation in Addressing Decisions to Withhold and Withdraw Life Sustaining Treatment, Chest, S0012-3692, epub ahead of print, 2024
  • Moreno PI, Penedo FJ, Knaul, FM, Oltmann C, Huber MT, Khawand-Azoulai M., EHR-integrated assessments of patient-reported outcomes in oncology: A critical opportunity for timely and targeted palliative care, Journal of National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 21(1): 2-5, 2022
  • Huber MT, Ling DY, Rozen AS, Terauchi S, Sharma P, Fleischer-Black J, Schoenherr LA, Hutchinson R, Lindvall C, Jones CA, Guerry RT, Berlin A., Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Leveraging the Electronic Health Record for Data Collection and Quality Improvement, J Palliat Med, 26(6):849-855, 2023
  • Piscitello GM, Parham WM, Huber MT, Siegler M, Parker WF., The Timing of Family Meetings in the Medical Intensive Care Unit. Am J Hosp Palliat Care, 36(12):1049-1056, 2019
  • Bestvina CM, Wroblewski K, Daly B, Beach B, Chow S, Hantel A, Malec M, Huber MT, Polite BN. A Rules-Based Algorithm to Prioritize Poor Prognosis Cancer Patients in Need of Advance Care Planning. Journal of Palliative Medicine, J Palliat Med, 21(6):846-849, 2018
  • Huber MT, Highland JD, Krishnamoorthi VR, Tang JW. Utilizing the Electronic Health Record to Improve Advance Care Planning: A Systematic Review, Am J Hosp Palliat Care, 35(3):532-541, 2018

Contact Information 

Email: mth131@med.miami.edu