Susan Tolle, M.D.
Dr. Susan Tolle is a graduate of the Oregon Health & Science University. After graduating AOA (Alpha Omega Alpha) from OHSU, she completed her internal medicine residency at UC San Diego where she was also Chief Resident. She later completed a fellowship in Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago. Susan founded and has directed the Oregon Health & Science University Center for Ethics in Health Care since 1989 and has shepherded its growth into a now internationally recognized ethics center with programs such as the Physicians Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) program and more recently the Oregon POLST Registry. Dr. Tolle is a Professor of Medicine and she holds the Cornelia Hayes Stevens Endowed Chair in Health Care Ethics. She is a practicing internist in the Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics. Dr. Tolle has been the principle investigator on just over 100 funded grants and has authored over 130 peer-reviewed publications.
Princeton Conference XVII: May 20, 2010