Adi ShafirM.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology, School of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, School of Medicine

Expertise

  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Internal Medicine

Special focus on

  • Geriatrics
  • Palliative Care

Insurance

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Biography

Dr. Shafir specializes in taking care of people with serious and life limiting illnesses. She has advanced training in both geriatrics and palliative care. These specializations allow her to focus on improving the care of older adults with multiple medical conditions. Her hope is to help support patients and families with symptom management and determining goals of care by collaborating closely with their care team.

Dr. Shafir chose this field because she has a deep respect and admiration for older adults and people living with serious illness. She is in awe of the grace, resilience, and strength she witnesses in her patients. As a clinician educator, she has a special interest in medical education and teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.

Dr. Shafir is new to Oregon and lives in Portland with her husband and geriatric pug. She enjoys restaurants, cooking, gardening, and hiking.

Education

  • B.A., 2008, UC Berkeley
  • M.D., 2016, University of Pittsburgh
  • Residency:

    • Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2019
  • Fellowship:

    • Integrated Geriatrics and Palliative Care Fellowship, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2021
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Internal Medicine, 2019

Memberships and associations

  • American Geriatrics Society
  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine