Hedieh Matinrad, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address521 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
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    University of California, San Francisco2022Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship
    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center2021Chief Resident
    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center2018Internal Medicine Residency
    University of California, San Diego School of MedicineMD2017
    University of California, San DiegoBS2013Physiology and Neuroscience
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    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center IM Residency2020Medical Student Teaching Award
    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center IM Residency2020Third year resident of the year
    2019Johnson and Johnson Global Health Scholar
    Santa Clara Valley Medical Center IM Residency2018Intern of the Year

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    Dr. Hedieh Matinrad is a palliative care physician and faculty member at the University of California, San Francisco, where she treats patients with serious illness in the inpatient setting, and teaches future palliative care physicians. Together with the other members of the transdisciplinary inpatient palliative care team, she helps maximize patients' quality of life through symptom management, advance care planning, and emotional and psychosocial support.

    Dr. Matinrad received her medical degree from UC San Diego. She served as Chief Resident at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, following completion of residency in Internal Medicine with pathway in Social/Global Medicine. She completed fellowship at UCSF as member of Global Palliative Education pathway, and stayed on as faculty after.

    Dr. Matinrad’s interests include exposure to palliative care in premedical and medical students, global palliative care, expanding immigrant Farsi-speaking community awareness and knowledge around palliative care and advanced care planning.

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