CORE FACULTY

 

Sue Soo-Yun Yie, MD

 

Dr. Yie is Program Director of the Hospice and Palliative Medicine (HPM) Fellowship Program at UCSF Fresno.  Dr. Yie received her MD from George Washington University SOM in Washington, DC.  She completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Yale Medical School.  Dr. Yie completed fellowship training at Johns Hopkins Medical School and is boarded in Geriatrics.  She also completed a post-doctoral program in palliative care, education and training at Harvard Medical School and is boarded in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.  Since 2010 Dr. Yie has been the Medical Director at Hinds Hospice. 


One of Dr. Yie’s many interests is Integrative Medicine and improving quality of life at the end of life.   She continues as Medical Director at Hinds while overseeing the Palliative Medicine Fellowship activities and is regularly scheduled to cover the palliative care consult service at CRMC.

Lidia Rodriguez-Carranza, MD

 

Lidia Rodriguez Carranza joined the faculty for the Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship in April 2015.  She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Hospice & Palliative Medicine.  Before coming to Fresno Dr. Rodriguez-Carranza was Clinical Director of Geriatric Services at Golden Valley Health Centers.  She also precepted University of the Pacific and UC Davis students.  Dr. Rodriguez-Carranza did her residency training at Harrisburg Hospital in Pennsylvania and completed a one-year fellowship in Geriatrics at the University of Pittsburgh.  Born and raised in Peru Dr. Rodriguez-Carranza is fluent in both Spanish and English.  She enjoys outdoor activities:  hiking, sightseeing, rafting and exercising.  She also enjoys traveling and listening to music.