Mid-Career Physician Award:

Lynn Flint, MD, Clinical Professor in the Division of Geriatrics, University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Flint is the medical director of outpatient palliative care at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the founding director of the UCSF integrated geriatrics and palliative care fellowship, the first such fellowship on the West Coast. The program aims to produce leaders in the care of older adults and those with serious illnesses. In honor of her contributions to education, in 2021 she was inducted into The Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, which supports people who advance the education mission at UCSF. At the San Francisco VA Medical Center outpatient palliative care clinic, she works with a transdisciplinary team to care for veterans living with serious illness and their loved ones. After more than 10 years of inpatient work, she transitioned to the outpatient setting for the opportunity to impact new and broader populations.