- Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco
Dr. Anne Kinderman is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and provides clinical care as an attending physician in the UCSF Division of Palliative Medicine. Between 2009 and 2021, she served as the Director of the Supportive & Palliative Care Service at San Francisco General Hospital, a role in which she helped to develop inpatient and outpatient palliative care services and led numerous quality improvement and educational initiatives. Dr. Kinderman came to be familiar with the work of Zen Hospice and Zen Caregiving through the Zen Guest House and the extensive volunteer program serving the Guest House and Laguna Honda Hospital’s hospice unit. She also developed great respect for the organization through the collaborative development of CAREgivers, initially piloted at Zuckerberg San Francisco General.