Daniel Markwalter received his medical degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He then went on to emergency medicine residency training at UNC, where he served as Education Chief Resident. Following residency, he completed fellowship training in hospice and palliative medicine, also at UNC. He currently works clinically in the emergency department at UNC as well as on the inpatient adult palliative care consult service. His scholarly interests include ED-based advance care planning, transitions to hospice from the ED, and palliative care education for emergency medicine physicians. He is also a contributor to content at PalliEM.org.
Medical School - 2018, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
Residency - 2021, Emergency Medicine, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC
Fellowship - 2022, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC
Areas of research and publication include narrative medicine, ED-based advance care planning, transitions to hospice from the ED, care for the dying, and palliative care education for emergency medicine physicians.
Professional Societies & Memberships
Special Honors & Awards
- 2021 Robert C. Cefalo House Officer Award, University of North Carolina
- 2021 Academy of Educators Resident Educator Award, University of North Carolina
- 2021 Department of Emergency Medicine Scholarship Award, University of North Carolina
- 2018 Dixon N. Burns Award in Medical Ethics, Vanderbilt University
- 2018 Kaufman Prize in Medicine, Vanderbilt University
- 2017 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
- 2016 Gold Humanism Honor Society