Associate ProfessorMedicine Faculty Information Biography Dr. Isaac is a primary care general internist and palliative medicine physician who practices at Harborview Medical Center. Her clinical interests include caring for marginalized communities, patient-centered care, patient-physician communication, chronic disease management, and holistic care that centers patients' values and goals in their medical decision-making. She is deeply committed to medical education and teaches both pre-clinical and clinical-phase medical students core clinical skills, including communication and history-taking, physical examination, and clinical reasoning. Education & Training: MDUniversity of Washington, School of MedicineSeattle, WA1998–2003 Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, Primary Care TrackUCSF San Francisco General HospitalSan Francisco, CA2003–2006 Fellowship, Hospice and Palliative MedicineUniversity of California - San FranciscoSan Francisco, CA2007 Honors: UW School of Medicine Clinical Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award (2014, 2017, and 2018) Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, Gold Humanism Honor Society2014 Fellow, American College of Physicians2018 Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Publications Publications: Isaac M, Curtis JR. How to respond to an ICU patient asking if they are going to die. Intensive Care Med; 2017 Feb; 43(2): 220-222. Isaac ML, Creutzfeld C. “Sudden Acute Brain Injury.” In Neuropalliative Care: A Guide to Improving the Lives of Patients and Families Affected by Neurologic Disease (Creutzfeld CJ, Kluger BM, Holloway RG, eds.), Springer; 1st edition, 2019. Molnar A, Isaac ML. “Palliative and End-of-Life Care”; in Refugee Health Care (Annamalai A, ed.); 2nd edition, Springer, pp 181-192, 2019. Isaac M, Curtis JR. Palliative Care Issues in the ICU, In: UpToDate, Parsons PE, Block SD (ed.), UpToDate, Waltham, MA, 2012, revised 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020.