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    Lynn Flint

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentMedicine
    Address4150 Clement St
    San Francisco CA 94121
    Phone415-221-4810x3529
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      Yale UniversityB.A.Psychology1998
      New York University School of MedicineMD2004
      Brigham and Women's HospitalResidencyInternal Medicine2007
      Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare SystemFellowshipHospice and Palliative Medicine2008

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      Dr. Lynn Flint is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Geriatrics and an attending physician on the Hospice and Palliative Care Service at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC). She provides inpatient palliative care consultation and nursing home care for older adults with complex chronic illness and functional and cognitive impairment.

      Her goal is to improve the care of seriously ill older adults and their loved ones through education for learners at all levels and across disciplines. She is particularly interested in education focused on provider-patient communication about serious illness and the health care systems issues related to older adults facing chronic disease and disability. She is the VA Site Director and the Chair of the Clinical Competency Committee for the UCSF Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship program.

      In 2015, Dr. Flint was awarded funding to develop the UCSF Integrated Geriatrics and Palliative Care fellowship, She has been working with her colleagues in Geriatrics and Hospital Medicine to build the program, which will include an innovative professional development and leadership curriculum. The first fellow will begin in July 2017.

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      Palliative Care, Hospice, Transitions of Care, Medical Education, Serious Illness Communication

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      1. Anderson WG, Flint LA, Horton JR, Johnson K, Mourad M, Sharpe BA. Update in hospital palliative care. J Hosp Med. 2013 Dec; 8(12):715-20. PMID: 24214838; PMCID: PMC3864762.
      2. Aragon K, Covinsky K, Miao Y, Boscardin WJ, Flint L, Smith AK. Use of the Medicare posthospitalization skilled nursing benefit in the last 6 months of life. Arch Intern Med. 2012 Nov 12; 172(20):1573-9. PMID: 23026981; PMCID: PMC3732164.
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