Dr. Sanaz Kashan teaches medical students at all stages of their training in pharmacology, cardiovascular and respiratory systems, gastrointestinal, renal systems, palliative medicine, and geriatrics. She also has an active role in developing the hospice and palliative care curriculum.
Kashan has had major administrative jobs at HCA Florida Aventura Hospital in Aventura, Florida. She is the founding program director for its Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship and the Transitional Year Residency program director.
She is active in many medical organizations and serves on multiple committees within the American College of Physicians, American Geriatrics Society, and American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Research Interest Kashan’s main career interests and research efforts have been education, end-of-life care, advanced care planning, cultural factors in patient decision-making, and pharmacology. She is also particularly interested in enhancing the quality of health care through medical education and inter-professional teamwork to improve health outcomes.
Education Fellowship, Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine, Hurley Medical Center/Michigan State University, Flint, Michigan Residency, Internal Medicine, Hurley Medical Center/Michigan State University, Flint, Michigan Internship, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center/RWJ Barnabas Health, New Jersey M.D., Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran