Laura Schoenherr, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address521 Parnassus Avenue, #5311
San Francisco CA 94117
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    Harvard CollegeAB2008Chemistry, Public Health
    University of California, San FranciscoMD2014
    University of California, San Francisco2017Internal Medicine Residency
    University of California, San Francisco2018Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship
    University of California, San Francisco2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
    University of California, San Francisco2019Lean and Continuous Improvement Training
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    AAHPM  - 2019Health Research Poster Award
    University of California, San Francisco  - 2019UCSF Health Lean Champion
    University of California, San Francisco  - 2020Great Experience Award

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    Dr. Laura Schoenherr is a palliative care physician who treats patients with serious illness in the inpatient setting. 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. Schoenherr also participates in educational efforts to improve the primary palliative care skillsets of non-specialty trained providers and conducts quality improvement and health systems research focused on optimizing the practice and delivery of palliative care.

    Dr. Schoenherr earned her medical degree from UCSF, where she also completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine.

    Dr. Schoenherr is a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

    In her free time, Dr. Schoenherr enjoys travel, yoga, going on walks with her dog, and spending time with her family.

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    1. Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Leveraging the Electronic Health Record for Data Collection and Quality Improvement. J Palliat Med. 2023 06; 26(6):849-855. Huber MT, Ling DY, Rozen AS, Terauchi SY, Sharma P, Fleischer-Black J, Schoenherr LA, Hutchinson RN, Lindvall C, Jones CA, Guerry RT, Berlin A. PMID: 36525521.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Proactive Identification of Palliative Care Needs Among Patients With COVID-19 in the ICU. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 09; 60(3):e17-e21. Schoenherr LA, Cook A, Peck S, Humphreys J, Goto Y, Saks NT, Huddleston L, Elia G, Pantilat SZ. PMID: 32544647; PMCID: PMC7293759.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    3. COVID-19 Lessons: The Alignment of Palliative Medicine and Trauma-Informed Care. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Aug; 60(2):e26-e30. Brown C, Peck S, Humphreys J, Schoenherr L, Saks NT, Sumser B, Elia G. PMID: 32439516; PMCID: PMC7234954.
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    4. Rapid Implementation of Inpatient Telepalliative Medicine Consultations During COVID-19 Pandemic. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Jul; 60(1):e54-e59. Humphreys J, Schoenherr L, Elia G, Saks NT, Brown C, Barbour S, Pantilat SZ. PMID: 32283219; PMCID: PMC7151239.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 52     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    5. Trends in Hospital-Based Specialty Palliative Care in the United States From 2013 to 2017. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 12 02; 2(12):e1917043. Schoenherr LA, Bischoff KE, Marks AK, O'Riordan DL, Pantilat SZ. PMID: 31808926; PMCID: PMC6902777.
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