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Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program
Team at work, Fall 2016


Recent HPM Faculty addition, Dr. Yuya Hagiwara.

Dr. Hagiwara joined the Division on July 31st as a clinical Assistant Professor, where he will working alongside our Palliative Care & Hospice team. Dr. Hagiwara received his medical degree from Yamanashi Medical University in Japan and went on to complete his residency at Michigan State University. Following residency, Yuya completed a Geriatric Medicine Fellowship and a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Geriatric Palliative Medicine Research from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Since completing his trainings, Dr. Hagiwara has worked as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Care for the Department of Family & Community Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Katie Ries, Social Worker