Dr. Mumm promoted to Assistant Professor

Sunday, February 28, 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Lawrence (Andy) Mumm on his promotion to Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine, effective March 1, 2021. 

Lawrence (Andy) Mumm, MD - Palliative Care

Dr. Mumm is from Brooklyn, NY.  He graduated from The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 2013, the Duke Internal Medicine Residency Program in 2016, and the Duke Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship in 2017.  He was recruited to the Duke Division of General Internal Medicine as a Medical Instructor in Palliative Care in July, 2017 and has remained full time on faculty since.  Dr. Mumm’s clinical effort is comprised of hospital-based palliative care on the consult services at Duke University Hospital and Duke Raleigh Hospital, and attending on the solid tumor oncology service at Duke University Hospital.  In the fall of 2019, our division recognized his outstanding clinical performance with a DGIM “Practice Excellence Award.” 

Dr. Mumm’s educational efforts are primarily focused on promoting effective and empathetic patient communication around serious illness.  His quality improvement efforts have focused primarily on improving decision support in MaestroCare for symptom management in patients at the end of life.  He has served as a member of the Duke Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program’s Clinical Competency Committee since the fall semester of 2019.  

When not in the hospital, Andy can be found bringing coffee to his wife/fellow DGIM faculty, Dr. Azalea Kim, helping his four year old son, Avery, build a new track for Thomas the Tank Engine, or searching for the Heart of Te Fiti with his two year old daughter, Amelie (who herself can usually be found dressed as Disney's Moana).