Our Fellows

2023-2024 Fellows

Olivia Charlier, MD

Olivia Charlier, MD (Pediatric Fellow)

Dr. Charlier graduated from University of Colorado School of Medicine in 2019 and completed her Pediatric residency at Oregon Health and Science University. Dr. Charlier hopes to emulate the incredible palliative physicians she has learned from and is excited to continue in a career that encourages her to be the kindest, most loving version of herself.

Rachel Eliach, MD

Rachel Eliach, MD (Adult Fellow)

Dr. Eliach graduated from University of New York Upstate Medical University in 2019 and completed her Geriatric Medicine fellowship at the University of Michigan. Dr. Eliach plans to work on projects aimed at alleviating socioeconomic barriers to hospice care and examining cultural influence on terminal illness and the process of dying.

Paul Joseph, MD

Paul Joseph, MD (Adult Fellow)

Dr. Joseph graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2018 and completed his Family Medicine residency at the University of Michigan. Dr. Joseph believes meeting patients where they are and working towards goals, however small, fosters hope which may serve to empower them and offer a sense of agency over the time they have left.

Kayla Sheehan, MD

Kayla Sheehan, MD (Adult Fellow)

Dr. Sheehan graduated from California Northstate University College of Medicine in 2020 and completed her Family Medicine Residency at the University of Michigan. Dr. Sheehan aspires to use her contagious passion to improve palliative education for all current and future physicians so that no patient walks alone through the storm of serious illness.