Shoshana Ungerleider, MD

Shoshana Ungerleider, MD

Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider is an internist practicing hospital medicine at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. She received her medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon and completed residency at California Pacific Medical Center where she is now on the teaching faculty and serves on the Foundation Board of Trustees.

Dr. Ungerleider is passionate about improving how seriously ill patients are cared for throughout the continuum of life. She started the Ungerleider Palliative Care Education Fund to support innovative programs that further palliative care education at every level. In collaboration with the California Pacific Medical Center Foundation, the Ungerleider Fund initiated a comprehensive education program to enhance medical training around advanced illness and end of life care, physician communication and wellness for healthcare providers at Sutter Health’s California Pacific Medical Center. She funded Extremis, a short documentary about end-of-life decision making in the intensive care unit by Academy Award nominated director Dan Krauss, and executive produced End Game, a short documentary on hospice and palliative care by Academy Award winning directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman which premiered at Sundance Film Festival this year and was acquired by Netflix. She founded End Well, a first of its kind interdisciplinary symposium on design and innovation for the end of life experience.

Dr. Ungerleider was recently named to the 2018 40 Under 40 class by the San Francisco Business Times and listed in Huffington Post’s 99 “Limit Breaking Female Founders.”