Dr. Bob Arnold

Chief, Section of Palliative Care & Medical Ethics at Pitt MED

The New Patient

Robert Arnold, MD is currently a faculty scholar on the Project on Death in America and is working to teach physician leaders how to educate peers to better communicate regarding ethical, psychosocial, and existential issues at the end-of-life. His clinical activities focus on providing palliative care consults in a tertiary care hospital and providing primary care to HIV-positive inpatients.

Dr. Arnold's research activities focus on teaching ethics to residents, doctor/patient communication regarding end-of-life issues, and organ donation.

He is a past president of the America Society of Bioethics and Humanities.