Dr. Cynthia Chen is a Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Emergency Medicine as well as the Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and medical degree from Wayne State University. Shen then completed her Emergency Medicine residency training at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. Following residency, she completed her fellowship training in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at Michigan Medicine. Her clinical and research interests are palliative care delivery in the ED, high stakes communication, and ED utilization at end of life. She divides her clinical effort between the Emergency Department and the Adult Palliative Care Consultation Service.