CORE FACULTY

 

Greg Copeland, DO
Dr. Copeland has a BS in Biology from the University of Missouri-Columbia.  He received his DO degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and is a graduate of the Family Medicine Residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City.   In addition to his work with the palliative care team at Community Regional Medical Center, Dr. Copeland works with the St. Agnes Hospice and Palliative Care teams, providing outpatient home visits and house calls, inpatient rounds and weekend call coverage.  Dr. Copeland enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 children, and being involved in the many activities that come along with parenting.  He is an active member of his local church in north Fresno.  When he has some free time, he enjoys reading or an occasional jog.  Golf and tennis are other hobbies, though he rarely has time for either one!  Many years ago he spent a year living in Mexico and is known to speak conversational Spanish in the medical setting.  His special medical interests include end of life care, geriatric medicine, and also sports medicine.

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.