|Title||Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor|
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||521 Parnassus Ave, Clinic Sci |
San Francisco CA 94143
Thomas Reid is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at UCSF in the Division of Hospital Medicine. He received his BA from Williams College, MA in Medical Sciences from Boston University, and MD from the University of Rochester, where he also completed a residency in Internal Medicine/Pediatrics and a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He is a certified massage therapist. Thomas joined the UCSF faculty in 2010.
Thomas's clinical work is primarily as an inpatient palliative medicine consultant, where he works with seriously ill patients and their families to relieve pain and other symptoms, provide support, and help them receive healthcare driven by their personal goals. He also works as a Medicine Hospitalist and supervises Palliative Medicine fellows in the outpatient Symptom Management Service clinic at Mt. Zion. With a background in Pediatrics as well as adult Medicine, Thomas recently began work with the Integrated Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care (IP3) consultation service at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.
Thomas's academic and administrative work centers around his roles as the Associate Program Director for the UCSF Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship program and Director of the 4th year Medical Student elective in Palliative Medicine. Thomas also serves as a panelist for the Admissions Committee of the UCSF School of Medicine.
Other areas of academic interest include:
Pediatric Palliative Medicine
Artificial Nutrition and Hydration