Dr. Ho is a board-certified internal medicine, palliative medicine, and addiction medicine physician at the University of California, San Francisco. She completed internal medicine primary care training and chief residency at Yale, a masters in public health at Harvard, and fellowships in health services research, palliative care, and addiction medicine at Harvard, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. Her clinical and research interests lie at the intersection of serious illness, addiction, pain, and chronic cancer pain. Dr. Ho is dedicated to improving provider knowledge and confidence in primary palliative care and addiction medicine; improving disparate quality of life and care for patients with life-limiting serious illness and addiction; understanding the role of buprenorphine in palliative care; and challenging stigma against patients who use drugs. She is faculty of the Harvard Center for Palliative Care and has been invited to speak at the Harvard Inter-professional Palliative care fellowship, the UCSF Division of hospital medicine, the UCSF palliative care fellowship, and presented at several national conferences. She is a co-leader of the national buprenorphine peer mentorship support group for palliative and hospice providers, and has contributed to several book chapters and manuscripts on addiction and serious illness.