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photo Rene Claxton, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine

Program Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Email: claxtonrn@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4834

Contact
Office: UPMC Montefiore - 933 W
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
Phone: 412-692-4834
Fax: 412-692-4315
E-mail: claxtonrn@upmc.edu
Education and Training
Education
BS, University of Florida, 2001
MD, University of Florida, 2005
MS, University of Pittsburgh, 2010
Training
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Virginia Health System, 2008
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, 2009
Clinical Interest
Dr. Claxton sees patients in palliative care consultation in the inpatient setting and sees patients in an ambulatory care setting at the Hillman Cancer Center.
Educational Interest
Dr. Claxton's education interest focuses on teaching communication skills and training others to teach communication.
Publications
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Sponsored Research/Activities
Title: Hearts Foundation Fellowship Grant
Role: Fellow
Funding Agency: American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Grant Number: FELLOW
Start Year: 2014
End Year: 2015
Notable Achievements
Member, American Association of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2008-present