Robert E. Cranston, MD, MA (Ethics), MSHA, FAAN, CPE, ICF

Robert E. Cranston, MD, MA (Ethics), MSHA, FAAN, CPE, ICF, recently retired after 30 years as a clinical professor of Medicine (Neurology) at University of Illinois College of Medicine, Urbana-Champaign, and Carle Illinois College of Medicine (Urbana-Champaign). An Associate Certified Coach, he is a board-certified neurologist, with additional training and experience in palliative medicine, executive coaching and medical leadership. He served on the Carle Foundation Hospital Ethics Committee for 25 years, including 14 years as the chair of the committee. He is a lifetime member of CMDA.

Traveling from Pensacola, Florida.


  • Physician-assisted suicide
  • End-of-life decision-making
  • Research ethics
  • Importance of palliative care
  • Right of conscience
  • Medical ethics


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Cranston Bob 2022
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