Robert Macauley M.D.

Robert Macauley, M.D.

Cambia Health Foundation Endowed Chair in Pediatric Palliative Care
Medical Director of the Bridges Palliative Care Team at Oregon Health and Science University

Robert Macauley, M.D., is the Cambia Health Foundation Endowed Chair in Pediatric Palliative Care and medical director of the Bridges Palliative Care Team at Oregon Health and Science University. In his current role, he provides a full range of palliative care for children with life-limiting illnesses, including prenatal and neonatal, and coordinates interdisciplinary teams that include nursing, social work, and spiritual care.  Until June 2017, he served as a professor of pediatrics and medical director of clinical ethics at the UVM Larner College of Medicine and UVM Medical Center.  Dr. Macauley received both a medical degree and master’s degree in divinity from Yale University, as well as a master’s degree in philosophical theology from Oxford University in England.  He founded and served as medical director of the UVM Medical Center’s Pediatric Advanced Care Team, served as an honorary board member for the Vermont Ethics Network, and received numerous teaching awards during his tenure at UVM.