Division of General internal medicine & geriatrics

Paul Rousseau, M. D.

Associate Professor of Medicine

Paul C. Rousseau, M.D., joined the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics in September 2008 as an Associate Professor to lead the Division's Palliative Care program.

Nationally Dr. Rousseau is recognized as one of the leaders and founders in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.  Dr. Rousseau has written numerous articles which continue to serve as landmark articles for the management of physical and psychological symptoms in the care of seriously ill and dying patients.  He is also an expert and frequent speaker on the legal and cultural issues surrounding palliative sedation.

In 2007 Dr. Rousseau was awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.  He has over 300 publications in the field, which ranks him on the top .1% of all hospice and palliative medicine academic faculty.

Dr. Rousseau earned his MD at the University of Guadalajara School of Medicine, then completed an internal medicine internship at St. Joseph's Hospital.  He competed his internal medicine residency at the University of Alabama at Montgomery.  He has previously been a member of the faculty at Meharry Medical School and an Adjunct faculty member at Arizona State University and Midwestern/Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Rousseau is board certified in internal medicine, geriatrics, hospice and palliative care.

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