Shana E. Semmens, MD

MD: University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona, 2014
University of Arizona College of Medicine at South Campus, Family Medicine, 2014- 2017
Medical University of South Carolina Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship, 2017- 2018
  • Palliative Medicine
  • End of life care
  • Maternal child health
  • Women’s health
  • Health disparities
  • Care for the underserved
  • Clinical education
  • Health literacy
  • Quality improvement
Academic / Professional Bio: 

Dr. Semmens received her MD degree from the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson. She completed her family medicine residency training at the University of Arizona College of Medicine South Campus. After graduating from residency, Dr. Semmens completed her fellowship training in hospice and palliative medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Honors and Awards: 
AFMRD Advocacy Award June 2017
Walter Brazie, MD, Fellowship Award from the AzAFP, March 2016
Nelson Dewey Brayton Award for Excellence in Family Medicine, May 2014
Nancy Alexander Koff Award for Humanism in Medicine, May 2014
Gold Humanism Honor Society, March 2013
Program of Excellence, AAFP Family Medicine Interest Group, July 2012
Board Certifications: 
Basic Life Support
Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics
Advanced Trauma Life Support
Advanced Wilderness Life Support
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Neonatal Resuscitation Program
American Board of Family Medicine