Before joining the faculty at Stanford, Dr. Heidari attended medical school at Boston University, completed her residency at UC San Diego where she served as chief resident, followed by palliative fellowship at UCLA. Her interests include early palliative care integration, narrative medicine, and expanding primary palliative care skills for all clinicians. When not working at the hospital she is likely writing creatively or outside chasing her border collie.
- Medical Education: Boston University School of Medicine (2012) MA
- Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine (2016)
- Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles CA
- Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine, Family Medicine (2015)
- Chief Resident, University of California San Diego, Family Medicine
- Residency: University of California San Diego (2015) CA
Honors & Awards
- Annual Division Teaching Award, Stanford Medicine - Division of Primary Care and Population Health (2021)
- Chief Resident, Family Medicine, University of California, San Diego (2014-2015)
- Member, Gold Humanism Honor Society (2011-present)
- Tomorrow’s Leader Award, American Academy of Family Physicians (2013)
Touch, and the absence of it.
Heidari, S. N. (2021). Touch, and the absence of it. The Lancet. Respiratory Medicine.
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