UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Hagiwara, Yuya MD

School of Medicine
Family & Community Medicine
210-450-9890
hagiwara@uthscsa.edu

Dr. Hagiwara is an Assistant Professor in Division of Geriatrics & Palliative Care, Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed a second year-advanced geriatric palliative care fellowship, funded by Human Resource Services Administration Geriatric Training for physicians grant, with an aim to develop an academic career as a geriatric palliative care clinician educator under the mentorship of Dr. Sandra Sanchez-Reilly.
Dr. Hagiwara is a board certified Family Medicine physician with additional CAQ(Certificates of Added Qualifications) in Geriatrics, Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He has practiced as a rural family physician in South Dakota, as Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of South Dakota and also worked as a Palliative Medicine consultant, but decided to become an academic geriatric palliative care clinician educator.
Dr. Hagiwara?es primary academic interest is research in medical education with focus on end- of-life communication, advanced care planning, goals of care discussion and family meeting communication skills. He also has an emerging interest in the use of technology in medical education. He is currently enrolled in the Master of Academic Medicine Program at the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, which he will be completing in April 2017.
Dr. Hagiwara is also working on collaborating with Geriatrics, Palliative Care and Family Medicine training programs in Japan.

11/2015 - Present Director of Pre and Post Doctoral Education for Geriatrics & Palliative Care and Director of Educational Development University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Family & Community Medicine, San Antonio, TX
10/2015 - Present Assistant Professor/Clinical University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Family & Community Medicine, San Antonio, TX
10/2015 - Present Staff Physician University Hospital, San Antonio, TX
10/2015 - Present Staff Physician Christus Santa Rosa Hospital, San Antonio, TX