Duc Chung, MD, MBA, FAAHPM

Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education
Associate Professor of Medicine

Degrees, Education & Certifications:

MD, Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

MBA, Executive Masters in Business Administration, Quantic School of Business & Technology

Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship, UCSF Fresno, Department of Hospice & Palliative Care
Board Certification 2016-2026, Certificate #49
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) Access Scholar 2016
UCSF Fresno Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R), UCLA/VA Greater LA Healthcare System PM&R Residency Program
Board certification 2016-2026, Certificate # 11843
Chief Resident, 2014-2015

Internal Medicine Internship, UCSF Fresno Internal Medicine Residency Program

BA, Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Professional Specialties:

Member of American Medical Association, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Most Recent Industry Experience:

VA Site Director, UCSF Fresno Hospice & Palliative Care Fellowship, VA Central California Healthcare System

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF Fresno Hospice & Palliative Care Fellowship

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCSF Fresno Hospice & Palliative Care Fellowship

Latest Research, Publications, and Presentations:

Chung, DM, Rediscovering Humanity in Hospice & Palliative Medicine, The Art of Caring: A narrative reflection piece on hospice and palliative care.  AAHPM National Quarterly Journal, Winter Edition, January 2023.

Chair, VISN 21 Regional Hospice & Palliative Conference Planning Committee. Conference 11/3-11/4/2022. Conference Title: “A Sense of Community: Bridging Connections Across VISN 21 Hospice & Palliative Care Programs.”  Built and moderated a two-day regional conference with special guest lecturers on pertinent palliative topics amongst seven VAs within the Sierra Pacific Region.

Chung, DM, “Until the Last Breath: Navigating End-of-Life Conversations with Patients and Families & Managing End-of-Life Symptoms.” UCSF Fresno Grand Rounds, 1/31/2023. 

Chung, DM, “Management of Nausea and Vomiting in Palliative Medicine,” UCSF Fresno Grand Rounds, 4/15/2022.

Chung, DM, “Demystifying Hospice and Palliative Care,” UCSF Fresno Grand Rounds, 12/5/2021. 

Chung DM, Hayes K, Haynes R. Surviving with Trisomy 13: Provider and Parent Perspectives and the Role of the Pediatric Palliative Care Program. Am J Med Genet A 173 (3), 813-815. 2016 Dec 25. DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.a.37984 ; PMID: 27882270

Chung DM, Simmons J, Hailu T, Macmillan P. Personal Reflections: The Earrings. J Palliat Med. 2016 Aug;19 (8):892-3. PMID: 27074036

Chung DM, Sue A, Simmons J, Swift C, Hughes S, Hailu T, Macmillan P. Impact of Race on Pain Management Outcomes in a Community-Based Teaching Hospital Following Inpatient Palliative Care Consultation. Cureus. 2016 Oct 10. PMID: 27882270