|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||4150 Clement St|
San Francisco CA 94121
|New York University School of Medicine||MD||2004|
|Brigham and Women's Hospital||Residency||Internal Medicine||2007|
|Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System||Fellowship||Hospice and Palliative Medicine||2008|
Dr. Lynn Flint is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Geriatrics and a staff physician in the Community Living Center and the Hospice and Palliative Care Service at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
Dr. Flint completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA, followed by a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. She then worked at the Jewish Home of San Francisco, providing primary care for long term and short term nursing home residents and helping to build the rehabilitation and post-acute care programs. In 2011, she joined the UCSF Division of Geriatrics.
Dr. Flint is based at the SFVAMC, where she cares for residents of the Community Living Center and supervises house staff and fellows on the inpatient medical ward service and the hospice and palliative care consult service.
Dr. Flint is focused on improving the care provided for 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 health care systems issues related to older adults facing chronic disease and disability. She teaches medical students, medical interns and fellows on the Palliative Medicine consult service at the San Francisco VA. She is the VA Site Director for the UCSF Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship program. She is also the Chair of the Clinical Competency Committee for the fellowship.
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