Faculty Profile

Sandy Tun
Section of Geriatrics
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Palliative medicine is a medical specialty that focuses on symptom management and quality of life for people with serious illness. As a palliative medicine doctor, Dr. Tun collaborates with other specialists to provide patients with an extra layer of support as they live and work with their diagnosis. Ultimately her goal is to help people maximize their number of good days

Clinical Interests

Dr. Tun’s clinical interests include: advance care planning, code status discussions and caregiver burnout


  • Kostas T, Thomas J, Poston J, Thompson K, Levine S. Interprofessional Didactic on Medication Reconciliation for Medical and Pharmacy Students. POGOe-Portal of Geriatric Online Education; 2018 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/21991
  • Huisingh-Scheetz M, Kostas T, Wong M, Thompson K, Williams S. 2015 Quick Reference App: Internal Medicine and Family Medicine Resident Geriatric Competencies. POGOe-Portal of Geriatric Online Education; 2015 Available from: https://www.pogoe.org/productid/21839
  • Thompson, K., Wong, M., Huisingh-Scheetz, M. Decision-Making in Multimorbid Patients. POGOe- Portal of Geriatric Online Education; 2013 Available from: http://www.pogoe.org/productid/21628
  • Limaye, S. and Thompson, K. Functional Status and Home Safety (Mrs. Purcell). POGOe - Portal of Geriatric Online Education web-GEMS curriculum; 2012 Available from: http://www.pogoe.org/webgem/7503
  • Dale, W and Thompson, K. CHAMP (Curriculum for the Hospitalized Aging Medical Patient): FALLS . POGOe - Portal of Geriatric Online Education; 2009 Available from: http://www.pogoe.org/productid/20094


  • MD, 2013, University of Illinois at Peoria, Medicine
  • Residency, 2016, Stanford University Hospital, Internal Medicine
  • Clinical Fellowship, 2017, Stanford University Hospital, Hospice and Palliative Medicine