Bio


Kimberly Sickler MS, RN, CNS, ACHPN is an Advance Practice Nurse in the Department of Palliative Medicine at Stanford Health Care's Outpatient Clinic in the Cancer Center South Bay. She graduated with her Master's of Science Degree from University of California in San Francisco and prior to that she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from University of San Francisco. Kimberly has is also an advance certified hospice and palliative care nurse. Her area of clinical practice is in Palliative Medicine. She specializes in communication around quality of life and symptom management for people with life limiting illnesses. She has a special interest in the uses of medicinal cannabis to manage physical and emotional symptoms.

Clinical Focus


  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Palliative Medicine
  • Medicinal Cannabis

Professional Education


  • Board Certification: Hospice and Palliative Credentialing Center, Clinical Nurse Specialist (2019)
  • Professional Education: University of California San Francisco Registrar Office (2009) CA
  • Professional Education: University of San Francisco Office of the Registrar (1999) CA

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