Central California Faculty Medical Group (CCFMG) and its University Centers of Excellence are now Inspire Health Medical Group.

Brandon Chalfin, MD

Assistant Professor, UCSF

Emergency Medicine and Palliative Medicine

Brandon Chalfin is fellowship trained in Palliative Medicine and board certified in Emergency Medicine.

He earned his medical degree from University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He then went on to complete his residency in Emergency Medicine and his fellowship in Palliative Medicine at UCSF Fresno.

Dr. Chalfin’s professional interests include bringing Palliative Medicine to the Emergency Department and working with residents and to advance the education of Palliative Medicine.

His hobbies include cooking, gardening, snowboarding, bike riding, and traveling.

Education and Training

  • Palliative Medicine Fellowship – UCSF Fresno – Fresno, CA
  • Emergency Medicine Residency – UCSF Fresno – Fresno, CA
  • Doctor of Medicine – University of California, San Diego – San Diego, CA
  • Bachelor of Science – Cornell University – Ithaca, NY

Licensure & Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine Certification
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Hospice & Palliative Medicine Board Eligible
  • California State Medical License

Research & Publications

B. P. Chalfin, D. T. Cheung, J. A. P.C. Muniz, L. C. de Lima Silveira, B. L. Finlay Scaling of neuron number and volume of the pulvinar complex in new world primates: Comparisons with humans, other primates, and mammals. The Journal of Comparative Neurology Volume 504, Issue 3, 20 September 2007, Pages: 265-274

L.L. Silveira, L.Lotman, B.P. Chalfin, D.Cheung, J.Yost, J.A. P. C. Muniz, B.L. Finlay, (2005) Scaling of the visual thalamus in primates. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 46: ARVO E-Abstract 5683