Faculty Profile

Vasyl Hereha
Section of Geriatrics
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interests

Dr. Hereha is a palliative medicine specialist whose academic interests include clinician wellness and resilience, moral distress, and discovering calling and meaning in the practice of medicine. He is also interested in medical education.

Clinical Interests

Palliation of cancer-associated cachexia and fatigue, as well as end-of-life care and hospice medicine.



  • BS, 2012, Union College, Biology
  • MD, 2018, State University of New York Upstate Medical University
  • Residency, 2021, Amita Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center, Family Medicine
  • Fellowship, 2022, University of Chicago Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine