Hillary Lum, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine-Geriatrics

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (2008)
Graduate School :
  • PhD, University of Wisconsin - Madison (2006)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Northwestern University (IL) (2000)
Internship:
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2009)
Residency:
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Internal Medicine (2011)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Geriatric Medicine (2012)
  • University of Colorado, Hospice and Palliative Medicine (2013)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Geriatrics

Research Interests

I want to help older adults and their families be able to express their preferences for future care with confidence. I am developing a new clinical visit called the Advance Care Planning Group Visit to help with this.

Publications

  • Fink RM, Kline DM, Bailey FA, Handel DL, Jordan SR, Lum HD, Fischer SM. Community-Based Conversations About Advance Care Planning for Underserved Populations Using Lay Patient Navigators. J Palliat Med. 2020 Jan 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31944875
  • Salmi L, Lum HD, Hayden A, Reblin M, Otis-Green S, Venechuk G, Morris MA, Griff M, Kwan BM. Stakeholder engagement in research on quality of life and palliative care for brain tumors: a qualitative analysis of #BTSM and #HPM tweet chats. Neurooncol Pract. 2020 Dec;7(6):676-684. PubMed PMID: 33304602
  • Singh S, Herrmann K, Cyriacks W, Youngwerth J, Bickel KE, Lum HD. Increasing Medical Power of Attorney Completion for Hospitalized Patients During the COVID Pandemic: A Social Work Led Quality Improvement Intervention. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Dec 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33271315
  • Brungardt A, Wibben A, Tompkins AF, Shanbhag P, Coats H, LaGasse AB, Boeldt D, Youngwerth J, Kutner JS, Lum HD. Virtual Reality-Based Music Therapy in Palliative Care: A Pilot Implementation Trial. J Palliat Med. 2020 Nov 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33227225
  • Griffith MF, Levy CR, Lum HD, Teno JM, Dale CR. Trends in Advance Care Planning for Patients with COPD in an Integrated Health Care System. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020 Nov 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33147425
  • Schifeling CH, Shanbhag P, Johnson A, Atwater RC, Koljack C, Parnes BL, Vejar MM, Farro SA, Phimphasone-Brady P, Lum HD. Disparities in Video and Telephone Visits Among Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Cross-Sectional Analysis. JMIR Aging. 2020 Nov 10;3(2):e23176. PubMed PMID: 33048821
  • Betz ME, Miller M, Matlock Md DD, Wintemute GJ, Johnson RL, Grogan C, Lum HD, Knoepke CE, Ranney ML, Suresh K, Azrael D. Older Firearm Owners and Advance Planning: Results of a National Survey. Ann Intern Med. 2020 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33017563
  • Sokol LL, Lum HD, Creutzfeldt CJ, Cella D, Forlizzi J, Cerf M, Hauser JM, Kluger BM. Meaning and Dignity Therapies for Psychoneurology in Neuropalliative Care: A Vision for the Future. J Palliat Med. 2020 Sep;23(9):1155-1156. PubMed PMID: 32877285
  • Lum HD, Dukes J, Daddato AE, Juarez-Colunga E, Shanbhag P, Kutner JS, Levy CR, Sudore RL. Effectiveness of Advance Care Planning Group Visits Among Older Adults in Primary Care. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Oct;68(10):2382-2389. PubMed PMID: 32726475
  • Portz JD, Brungardt A, Shanbhag P, Staton EW, Bose-Brill S, Lin CT, Kutner JS, Lum HD. Advance Care Planning Among Users of a Patient Portal During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Retrospective Observational Study. J Med Internet Res. 2020 Aug 11;22(8):e21385. PubMed PMID: 32716900
  • Nearing KA, Lum HD, Dang S, Powers B, McLaren J, Gately M, Hung W, Moo L. National Geriatric Network Rapidly Addresses Trainee Telehealth Needs in Response to COVID-19. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Sep;68(9):1907-1912. PubMed PMID: 32639578
  • Lum HD, Padala KP, Dean KT, Padala PR. Psychogeriatric research during COVID-19 pandemic: qualitative analysis of participant views. Int Psychogeriatr. 2020 Nov;32(11):1357-1360. PubMed PMID: 32522305
  • Portz JD, Lum HD, Bull S, Boxer RS, Bekelman DB, Ford KL, Gleason K, Casillas A, Bayliss EA. Perceptions of Patient Portal Use for Advance Directive Documentation among Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions. J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care. 2020 Jul-Sep;16(3):238-249. PubMed PMID: 32482160
  • Sokol LL, Hauser JM, Lum HD, Forlizzi J, Cerf M, Caprio FZ, Young MJ. Goal-Concordant Care in the Era of Advanced Stroke Therapies. J Palliat Med. 2020 May 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32407220
  • Daddato AE, Griff M, Shanbhag P, Hickman SE, Lum HD. Appropriate Use of Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment in the Outpatient Setting. J Palliat Med. 2020 Apr;23(4):449-450. PubMed PMID: 32216694
  • Jones CD, Nearing KA, Burke RE, Lum HD, Boxer RS, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Ozkaynak M, Levy CR. "What Would It Take to Transform Post-Acute Care?" 2019 Conference Proceedings on Re-envisioning Post-Acute Care. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2020 Aug;21(8):1012-1014. PubMed PMID: 32192872
  • Jordan SR, Kluger B, Ayele R, Brungardt A, Hall A, Jones J, Katz M, Miyasaki JM, Lum HD. Optimizing future planning in Parkinson disease: suggestions for a comprehensive roadmap from patients and care partners. Ann Palliat Med. 2020 Feb;9(Suppl 1):S63-S74. PubMed PMID: 32036671
  • Fink RM, Kline DM, Bailey FA, Handel DL, Jordan SR, Lum HD, Fischer SM. Community-Based Conversations about Advance Care Planning for Underserved Populations Using Lay Patient Navigators. J Palliat Med. 2020 Jul;23(7):907-914. PubMed PMID: 31944875
  • Lum HD, Kluger BM. Palliative Care for Parkinson Disease. Clin Geriatr Med. 2020 Feb;36(1):149-157. PubMed PMID: 31733696
  • Callister C, Jones J, Schroeder S, Breathett K, Dollar B, Sanghvi UJ, Harnke B, Lum HD, Jones CD. Caregiver Experiences of Care Coordination for Recently Discharged Patients: A Qualitative Metasynthesis. West J Nurs Res. 2020 Aug;42(8):649-659. PubMed PMID: 31585516
  • Cutshall NR, Kwan BM, Salmi L, Lum HD. "It Makes People Uneasy, but It's Necessary. #BTSM": Using Twitter to Explore Advance Care Planning among Brain Tumor Stakeholders. J Palliat Med. 2020 Jan;23(1):121-124. PubMed PMID: 31170019
  • Arora K, Qualls SH, Bobitt J, Lum HD, Milavetz G, Croker J, Kaskie B. Measuring Attitudes Toward Medical and Recreational Cannabis Among Older Adults in Colorado. Gerontologist. 2020 May 15;60(4):e232-e241. PubMed PMID: 31087043
  • Candrian C, Lasker Hertz S, Matlock D, Flanagan L, Tate C, Kutner JS, Lum HD. Development of a Community Advance Care Planning Guides Program and the RELATE Model of Communication. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2020 Jan;37(1):5-11. PubMed PMID: 31030524
  • Sokol LL, Young MJ, Paparian J, Kluger BM, Lum HD, Besbris J, Kramer NM, Lang AE, Espay AJ, Dubaz OM, Miyasaki JM, Matlock DD, Simuni T, Cerf M. Advance care planning in Parkinson's disease: ethical challenges and future directions. NPJ Parkinsons Dis. 2019;5:24. PubMed PMID: 31799376
  • Pimentel CB, Gately M, Barczi SR, Boockvar KS, Bowman EH, Caprio TV, Colón-Emeric CS, Dang S, Espinoza SE, Garner KK, Griffiths PC, Howe JL, Lum HD, Markland AD, Rossi MI, Thielke SM, Valencia-Rodrigo WM, Moo LR, Hung WW. GRECC Connect: Geriatrics Telehealth to Empower Health Care Providers and Improve Management of Older Veterans in Rural Communities. Fed Pract. 2019 Oct;36(10):464-470. PubMed PMID: 31768097
  • Callister C, Jones J, Schroeder S, Breathett K, Dollar B, Sanghvi UJ, Harnke B, Lum HD, Jones CD. Caregiver Experiences of Care Coordination for Recently Discharged Patients: A Qualitative Metasynthesis. West J Nurs Res. 2019 Oct 4;:193945919880183. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31585516
  • DiGuiseppi CG, Smith AA, Betz ME, Hill L, Lum HD, Andrews H, Leu CS, Hyde HA, Eby DW, Li G. Cannabis use in older drivers in Colorado: The LongROAD Study. Accid Anal Prev. 2019 Nov;132:105273. PubMed PMID: 31521874
  • Hickman SE, Vandenbroucke A, Carney J, Sandler V, Lum HD, Hammes BJ. Artificial Nutrition Belongs on POLST. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 Sep;67(9):1985-1987. PubMed PMID: 31412136
  • Gustavson AM, Drake C, Lakin A, Daddato AE, Falvey JR, Capell W, Lum HD, Jones CD, Unroe KT, Towsley GL, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Levy CR, Boxer RS. Conducting Clinical Research in Post-acute and Long-term Nursing Home Care Settings: Regulatory Challenges. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019 Jul;20(7):798-803. PubMed PMID: 31248598
  • Daddato AE, Dollar B, Lum HD, Burke RE, Boxer RS. Identifying Patient Readmissions: Are Our Data Sources Misleading?. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2019 Aug;20(8):1042-1044. PubMed PMID: 31227472
  • Arora K, Qualls SH, Bobitt J, Lum HD, Milavetz G, Croker J, Kaskie B. Measuring Attitudes Toward Medical and Recreational Cannabis Among Older Adults in Colorado. Gerontologist. 2019 May 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31087043
  • Bobitt J, Qualls SH, Schuchman M, Wickersham R, Lum HD, Arora K, Milavetz G, Kaskie B. Qualitative Analysis of Cannabis Use Among Older Adults in Colorado. Drugs Aging. 2019 Jul;36(7):655-666. PubMed PMID: 30924098
  • Lum HD, Dukes J, Church S, Abbott J, Youngwerth JM. Teaching Medical Students About "The Conversation": An Interactive Value-Based Advance Care Planning Session. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2018 Feb;35(2):324-329. PubMed PMID: 28273761
  • Sable-Smith A, Arnett KR, Nowels MA, Colborn K, Lum HD, Nowels D. Interactions with the healthcare system influence advance care planning activities: results from a representative survey in 11 developed countries. Fam Pract. 2018 May 23;35(3):307-311. PubMed PMID: 29140508
  • Sudore RL, Heyland DK, Lum HD, Rietjens JAC, Korfage IJ, Ritchie CS, Hanson LC, Meier DE, Pantilat SZ, Lorenz K, Howard M, Green MJ, Simon JE, Feuz MA, You JJ. Outcomes That Define Successful Advance Care Planning: A Delphi Panel Consensus. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2018 Feb;55(2):245-255.e8. PubMed PMID: 28865870
  • Sudore RL, Lum HD, You JJ, Hanson LC, Meier DE, Pantilat SZ, Matlock DD, Rietjens JA, Korfage IJ, Ritchie CS, Kutner JS, Teno JM, Thomas J, McMahan RD, Heyland DK. Defining Advance Care Planning for Adults: A Consensus Definition from a Multidisciplinary Delphi Panel. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28062339
  • Sable-Smith A, Arnett KR, Nowels MA, Colborn K, Lum HD, Nowels D. Interactions with the healthcare system influence advance care planning activities: results from a representative survey in 11 developed countries. Fam Pract. 2017 Nov 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29140508
  • Sudore RL, Heyland DK, Lum HD, Rietjens JAC, Korfage IJ, Ritchie CS, Hanson LC, Meier DE, Pantilat SZ, Lorenz K, Howard M, Green MJ, Simon JE, Feuz MA, You JJ. Outcomes That Define Successful Advance Care Planning: A Delphi Panel Consensus. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28865870
  • Lum HD, Sudore RL, Matlock DD, Juarez-Colunga E, Jones J, Nowels M, Schwartz RS, Kutner JS, Levy CR. A Group Visit Initiative Improves Advance Care Planning Documentation among Older Adults in Primary Care. J Am Board Fam Med. 2017 Jul-Aug;30(4):480-490. PubMed PMID: 28720629
  • Sudore RL, Lum HD, You JJ, Hanson LC, Meier DE, Pantilat SZ, Matlock DD, Rietjens JAC, Korfage IJ, Ritchie CS, Kutner JS, Teno JM, Thomas J, McMahan RD, Heyland DK. Defining Advance Care Planning for Adults: A Consensus Definition From a Multidisciplinary Delphi Panel. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 May;53(5):821-832.e1. PubMed PMID: 28062339
  • Lum HD, Horney C, Koets D, Kutner JS, Matlock DD. Availability of Heart Failure Medications in Hospice Care. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2016 Dec;33(10):924-928. PubMed PMID: 26329799
  • Arnett K, Sudore RL, Nowels D, Feng CX, Levy CR, Lum HD. Advance Care Planning: Understanding Clinical Routines and Experiences of Interprofessional Team Members in Diverse Health Care Settings. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2016 Sep 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27599724
  • Lum HD, Sudore RL. Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care Communication in Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disease and Multi-Morbidity. Clin Geriatr Med. 2016 May;32(2):247-60. PubMed PMID: 27113144
  • Lum HD, Jones J, Matlock DD, Glasgow RE, Lobo I, Levy CR, Schwartz RS, Sudore RL, Kutner JS. Advance Care Planning Meets Group Medical Visits: The Feasibility of Promoting Conversations. Ann Fam Med. 2016 Mar;14(2):125-32. PubMed PMID: 26951587
  • Lum HD, Flaten HK, Betz ME. Gun Access and Safety Practices among Older Adults. Curr Gerontol Geriatr Res. 2016;2016:2980416. PubMed PMID: 26949391
  • Lum HD, Carey EP, Fairclough D, Plomondon ME, Hutt E, Rumsfeld JS, Bekelman DB. Burdensome Physical and Depressive Symptoms Predict Heart Failure-Specific Health Status Over One Year. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2016 Jun;51(6):963-70. PubMed PMID: 26921492
  • Pollak KI, Jones J, Lum HD, De La Cruz S, Felton S, Gill A, Kutner JS. Patient and Caregiver Opinions of Motivational Interviewing Techniques in Role-Played Palliative Care Conversations: A Pilot Study. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2015 Feb 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25701055
  • Lum HD, Sudore RL, Bekelman DB. Advance Care Planning in the Elderly. Med Clin North Am. 2015 Mar;99(2):391-403. PubMed PMID: 25700590
  • Lum HD, Jones J, Lahoff D, Allen LA, Bekelman DB, Kutner JS, Matlock DD. Unique challenges of hospice for patients with heart failure: A qualitative study of hospice clinicians. Am Heart J. 2015 Sep;170(3):524-30.e3. PubMed PMID: 26385036
  • Lum HD, Ginde AA, Betz ME. Older adult drivers living in residential care facilities. Ann Longterm Care. 2015 Jul;23(7):21-26. PubMed PMID: 26366125
  • Lum HD, Horney C, Koets D, Kutner JS, Matlock DD. Availability of Heart Failure Medications in Hospice Care. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2015 Aug 31. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26329799
  • Lum HD, Brown JB, Juarez-Colunga E, Betz ME. Physician involvement in life transition planning: a survey of community-dwelling older adults. BMC Fam Pract. 2015 Jul 30;16:92. PubMed PMID: 26219548
  • Pollak KI, Jones J, Lum HD, De La Cruz S, Felton S, Gill A, Kutner JS. Patient and Caregiver Opinions of Motivational Interviewing Techniques In Role-Played Palliative Care Conversations: A Pilot Study. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2015 Jul;50(1):91-8. PubMed PMID: 25701055
  • Lum HD, Sudore RL, Bekelman DB. Advance care planning in the elderly. Med Clin North Am. 2015 Mar;99(2):391-403. PubMed PMID: 25700590
  • Lum HD, Lo D, Hooker S, Bekelman DB. Caregiving in heart failure: relationship quality is associated with caregiver benefit finding and caregiver burden. Heart Lung. 2014 Jul-Aug;43(4):306-10. PubMed PMID: 24992881
  • Lum HD, Mody L, Levy CR, Ginde AA. Pandemic influenza plans in residential care facilities. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Jul;62(7):1310-6. PubMed PMID: 24852422
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Professional Memberships

  • American Geriatrics Society, Member
  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Member, Public Policy Committee

Practice Locations

UCH - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion
1635 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

UCH - Seniors' Clinic
1635 Aurora Ct
5th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-3400

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2011)
  • Geriatric Medicine, Board Certification (2012)
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Board Certification (2014)
  • Health and Aging Policy Fellow, Other (2015)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Seniors' Health
  • Primary Care
  • Symptoms and Manifestations

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (2008)
Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, University of Wisconsin - Madison (2006)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Northwestern University (IL) (2000)
Internships:
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2009)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Internal Medicine (2011)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Geriatric Medicine (2012)
  • University of Colorado, Hospice and Palliative Medicine (2013)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Geriatrics
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