Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division
Geriatric Medicine

Assistant Professor, Palliative Medicine, General Internal Medicine & Public Health

Acute Care of the Elderly (ACE) Unit, 7 Round Wing

Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Program Faculty

Professional Bio

Kristin Hines, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine within the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She has dual interests in palliative medicine and the inpatient management of acutely ill elderly adults.

Dr. Hines earned her Bachelor of Science degree at Indiana University, and completed her professional training at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, where she graduated cum laude. She completed her internal medicine residency at Vanderbilt and stayed to do both a Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship, as well as a Geriatric Medicine Fellowship.

Dr. Hines is now on the clinician-educator track, teaching both medical students and post-graduate physician trainees how to care for those with life-limiting illnesses and advanced age.

Education

MD - The Ohio State University College of Medicine - 2016
Residency - Internal Medicine - Vanderbilt University Medical Center - 2019
Fellowship - Hospice & Palliative Medicine - Vanderbilt University Medical Center - 2020
Fellowship - Geriatric Medicine - Vanderbilt University Medical Center - 2021