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The Brookdale Foundation Group


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R. Sean Morrison, MD

R. Sean Morrison

R. Sean Morrison, M.D. is Director of the National Palliative Care Research Center, Vice-Chair for Research at the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Director of Research at the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute and Hermann Merkin Professor of Palliative Care at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York.

Dr. Morrison's research focuses on decision making at the end of life, pain and symptom management in high-risk and medically underserved populations, and quality measures in palliative care. He has received numerous awards for his research in geriatrics and palliative care and has been named a Brookdale National Fellow, an Open Society Institute Project on Death in America Faculty Scholar and an American Federation for Aging Research Paul Beeson Faculty Scholar. He is an active clinician who cares for healthy older adults and those with serious illness.

Dr. Morrison received his M.D. from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center, and completed fellowship training in geriatrics at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He joined the faculty at Mount Sinai in 1996.

Brookdale Fellow Class of 1996