Brook Calton, MD, MHS
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|University of California, San Francisco||M.D.|| Medicine||2009|
|University of California, San Francisco||2009||Area of Distinction Health Professions Education|
|University of California, San Francisco||2009||Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor's Society|
Dr. Brook Calton is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the UCSF Division of Geriatrics. She devotes most of her clinical time to outpatient palliative care. Dr. Calton directs "Bridges", a home-based supportive care program for UCSF patients living with life-threatening and/or advanced chronic illness. She also cares for patients in the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Symptom Management Service (SMS). Dr. Calton maintains strong interests in medical education, curriculum development, and communication. She leads the Serious Illness Communication EPA for the Internal Medicine residency and co-directs the UCSF third-year medical student standardized patient program on Advance Care Planning Discussions.
Dr. Calton graduated from Claremont McKenna College with degrees in Biology and Literature. She subsequently moved to Baltimore, MD where she completed a Master's in Health Sciences in Cancer Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and worked as a predoctoral fellow at the National Cancer Institute, investigating lifestyle factors related to cancer prevention. Dr. Calton received her medical degree at UCSF, with a specialization in Health Professions Education. She completed both her Internal Medicine-Primary Care Residency and Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship at UCSF.
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