Charles Rhee
Section of Geriatrics
Assistant Professor of Medicine
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MS1997Stanford UniversityBiology
MD2010University of Illinois College of MedicineMedicine
Residency2013University of Chicago Medical CenterInternal Medicine
Fellowship2014Northwestern Memorial HospitalPalliative and Hospice Medicine

Academic Interests

Dr. Rhee focuses his efforts on palliative care and works with oncology in providing supportive care and improved symptom management to advanced cancer patients, as well as participating in a multi-center trial looking at the benefits of early palliative care involvement in Stage IV cancer. His primary clinical and academic interest is creating a collaboration with the cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery teams to provide palliative care services to the LVAD (left ventricular assist device) population, as well as advanced heart failure patients. Other interests include physician peer education, focusing on communication skills and teaching about the basics of palliative medicine, as well as examination of the ethical issues surrounding end of life care.

Clinical Interests

Geriatrics and palliative care

More Information

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