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Sanaz Kashan, MD, FACP

Assistant Professor

Translational Medicine; Division of Internal Medicine

Phone: 305-351-7057


Sanaz Kashan, MD, teaches first- and second-year courses, including pharmacology, cardiovascular and respiratory systems, gastrointestinal, and renal systems. She has an active role in the development of the hospice and palliative care curriculum. Dr. Kashan is co-director for the End-of-Life course and is involved in the advanced care planning curricular integration. Dr. Kashan also facilitates sessions for the primary geriatrics preceptorship.  

Dr. Kashan has major administrative jobs at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center in Aventura, Florida. She serves as program director for the Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship and program director for the Transitional Year Residency Program.   


Fellowship, Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 
Fellowship, Geriatric Medicine, Hurley Medical Center/Michigan State University, Flint, Michigan 
Residency, Internal Medicine, Hurley Medical Center/Michigan State University, Flint, Michigan 
Internship, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center/RWJ Barnabas Health, New Jersey 
MD at Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran 


Board-certified in internal medicine, geriatrics medicine, hospice and palliative medicine 

Research Interest

Palliative care interventions in heart failure patients, cultural factors in patient decision making, and advanced care planning.