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Joseph Lin, M.D.

Joseph Lin, M.D.

  • Chief Resident (PGY-5)
  • General Surgery

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Joseph Lin received MD and MPH degrees at Johns Hopkins University before joining the UCSF General Surgery Residency Program. He completed a clinical fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and a research fellowship in Surgical Education at UCSF. His interests include surgical palliative care, surgical education, and colorectal surgery.
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  • Johns Hopkins University
  • MD MPH
  • 06/2016
    • University of California San Francisco Medical Center - General Surgery Intern - 2016-2017
    • University of California San Francisco Medical Center - General Surgery Resident - 2017-present
    • UCSF Palliative Medicine - 2019-2020
    • Integrating principles of palliative care into surgical practice to improve the care of surgical patients and the education of surgical trainees
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    1. Colley A, Lin JA, Pierce L, Finlayson E, Sudore RL, Wick E. Missed Opportunities and Health Disparities for Advance Care Planning Before Elective Surgery in Older Adults. JAMA Surg. 2022 10 01; 157(10):e223687. View in PubMed
    2. Schwartz HEM, Abel MK, Lin JA, Decker HC, Kushel MB, Wick EC. Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening and Surveillance in Homeless Patients: A Case Report and Policy Recommendations. Ann Surg Open. 2022 Sep; 3(3). View in PubMed
    3. Abel MK, Lin JA, Wick EC. How Can We Improve Surgical Care of Patients Who Are Homeless? JAMA Surg. 2022 09 01; 157(9):846-847. View in PubMed
    4. Greenberg AL, Lin JA, Colley A, Finlayson E, Bongiovanni T, Wick EC. Characteristics and Procedures Among Adults Discharged to Hospice After Gastrointestinal Tract Surgery in California. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 07 01; 5(7):e2220379. View in PubMed
    5. Chapman AC, Lin JA, Cobert J, Marks A, Lin J, O'Riordan DL, Pantilat SZ. Utilization and Delivery of Specialty Palliative Care in the ICU: Insights from the Palliative Care Quality Network. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2022 06; 63(6):e611-e619. View in PubMed
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