University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Bio for Robert C. Macauley, M.D.
Robert C. Macauley, M.D.

Robert C. Macauley, M.D.

Professor
Department of Pediatrics


Contact Information
E-mail: Robert.Macauley@uvm.edu
Office Location:
The University of Vermont Children's Hospital, Smith 266, 111 Colchester Ave., Burlington, VT 05401

Education

Master of Fine Arts (Fiction), Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier, VT (2012)
Resident and Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD (1998)
M.D., Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT (1995)
Master of Sacred Theology, Ethics Concentration, Yale University Divinity School, New Haven, CT (1994)
Master of Divinity, Yale University Divinity School, New Haven, CT (1993)
Master of Studies, Philosophical Theology, University of Oxford, Oxford, England (1989)
B.A., Cum Laude, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL (1988)

Academic Appointments

Professor of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (2013-present)

Clinical Appointments

Palliative Care Physician, The University of Vermont Children's Hospital, Burlington, VT (2006-present)
Medical Director, Clinical Ethics, The University of Vermont Medical Center, VT (2005-present)

Committee Appointments

Committee Chairperson:
• Consultative subcommittee of Ethics Committee
• Professional Advisory Committee, The University of Vermont Medical Center
Physician Leader, Schwartz Rounds (2009–present)
The University of Vermont Medical Center Resident Ombudsman, selected by Resident Representative Committee (2008–present)

Awards and Honors

Distinguished Educator, University of Vermont College of Medicine Teaching Academy (2015)
Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award (nominee, 2015)
Silver Stethoscope Teaching Award, University of Vermont College of Medicine (nominee, 2015)
AMSA Golden Apple Teaching Award, University of Vermont College of Medicine (nominee, 2015)
AMWA Gender Equity Award, University of Vermont College of Medicine (nominee, 2015)
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Visiting Professor in Pediatric Ethics (June 3, 2015)
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine  Inspiring Hospice and Palliative Medicine Leaders Under 40 (nominee, 2014)
Fraser-Parker Visiting Professor, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (March 31 – April 2, 2014)
Life member, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge (2013–present)
Visiting Fellow, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge (2013)
University of Vermont Medical Group Education Award (with David Adams, M.D.), to implement the first-ever residency-wide communications training program
Foundations Teaching Award, University of Vermont College of Medicine (nominee, 2012)
Schwartz Center Compassionate Caregiver Award (Honorable Mention, 2011)
George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health-Templeton Reflective Rounds pilot site (2011)
American Medical Student Association Golden Apple Award nominee, University of Vermont College of Medicine (2011)
Silver Stethoscope Teaching Award nominee, University of Vermont College of Medicine (2011)
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly Paper Award (2011)
University of Vermont Continuing Medical Education, Educator of the Year (runner-up 2010)
American Medical Student Association Golden Apple Award nominee, University of Vermont College of Medicine (2010)
Founders Scholarship, Vermont College of Fine Arts (2009)
Foundations Teaching Award nominee, University of Vermont College of Medicine (2009)
Silver Stethoscope Teaching Award nominee, University of Vermont College of Medicine (2008)
Palliative Medicine Junior Faculty Leadership Forum (now known as HPM LEAD), competitive selection on a national basis, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (2008)
American Medical Student Association Golden Apple Award (for teaching), University of Vermont College of Medicine (2007)
Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, presented by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation (2006)
John Templeton Spirituality and Medicine Curricular Award for Medical Schools, Course Director and Co-Principal Investigator (2005-2009)

Publications

Link to Publications