Ranked first in her graduating class, Dr Hadian received her Medical Diploma in 1997 from Shahid Beheshti School of Medicine, one of Irans leading Medical Schools in Tehran. After graduation Dr. Hadian served as a general practitioner in the rural and underserved area of her home country for two years, before coming to the United States in February 2000 to continue her post-graduate medical education. She first worked as a visiting researcher at the Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit in Massachusetts General Hospital of Harvard Medical School in Boston for a year. She then completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, followed by a two-year Multi-Disciplinary Fellowship Program in Critical Care Medicine at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in Pittsburgh. Joining the Clinical Research Training Program, she was selected as a National Research Service Award (NRSA) fellow at the Department of Critical Care Medicine, UPMC. She earned her Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) from the Institute for Clinical Research Education at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. In 2007, Dr. Hadian joined Cedars-Sinai Medical Center as a critical care faculty and a staff proceduralist, and started her academic appointment with UCLA in 2008. Between 2012 and 2016, she completed her JD on a part-time basis at Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, where she served as the president of Law and Medicine Society, vice president of Women's Law Association and a member of the board of directors of the Public Interest Law Committee on campus. While in law school, she continued to work as an intensivist for Critical Care Intensivist Service at Saperstein Critical Care Tower, CSMC, and remained dedicated to medical education by teaching Problem Based Learning, Doctoring and ICU Simulation courses to medical students at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She is the founder of INSPIRE CCM, the Institute for Public Informing of Research and Education in Critical Care Medicine. The organization mission is to promote awareness about the ICU standard of care, the discipline of Critical Care Medicine, and how it should be practiced to save lives and to preserve the quality of those lives saved. Dr. Hadian's vision is to ensure the critically ill in EVERY hospital receive the highest standard of care in a TIMELY manner that will give them the highest chance of surviving a critical illness, while avoiding ineffective aggressive measure and unnecessary invasive procedures that will not change the outcome of an illness. She is a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine and serves on Ethics committee, Patient and Family Support committee, Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Committee, and Intensivist In Practice committee of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.
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