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Emily C. Yee


Nurse practitioner
San Francisco native, avid sushi consumer

Emily C. Yee is a nurse practitioner who specializes in caring for patients with cancer. She has more than a decade of experience in medical oncology, radiation oncology and bone marrow transplantation. She enjoys teaching patients about the oncology treatment process, helping them plan their therapy, and supporting them through diagnosis and treatment.

Yee has participated in research on palliative radiation therapy for pain relief, with a focus on managing patients' symptoms.

Yee earned bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing from Samuel Merritt University's College of Nursing. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association, and Oncology Nursing Society. She completed the UCSF Interprofessional Palliative Care Continuing Education Course, and is a certified hospice and palliative care nurse.

A San Francisco native, Yee was born at UCSF in the building where she currently works. She's the proud mother of two boys, and enjoys practicing martial arts and traveling around the world.

  • Education

    Samuel Merritt University, BS, Nursing, 2005

    Samuel Merritt University, MS, Nursing, 2007

It is an honor to work with cancer patients through all the ups and downs of diagnosis and treatment. I can't imagine a career doing anything else.

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