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Robert M. McCann, M.D.

Geriatrics & Aging, Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 341-6770

Fax: (585) 341-8305

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

1978
BS | Canada - Non-Medical School
Biochemistry

1982
MD | SUNY Upstate Medical Center
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1982 - 06/30/1983
Internship in Internal Medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical Center

07/01/1984 - 06/30/1987
Residency in Internal Medicine at Rochester General Hospital

Awards

2005
American College of Physicians Laureate Award

2004
Fellowship in the American Geriatrics Society, 2004

2000
Fellowship in the American College of Physicians, 2000

1993
Rochester Distinguished Physician of the Year Award, VNS, 1993

1978
B.S., Biochemistry - Cum Laude, Concordia University, Montreal, CA , 1978


Health Care Achievement award 2009
Sponsor: Rochester Buisness Journal
Location: Rochester, NY

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Publications

Journal Articles

2/2005
Taylor BR, McCann RM. "Controlled sedation for physical and existential suffering?" Journal of palliative medicine.. 2005 Feb 0; 8(1):144-7.

3/1999
Falsey AR, Criddle MM, Kolassa JE, McCann RM, Brower CA, Hall WJ. "Evaluation of a handwashing intervention to reduce respiratory illness rates in senior day-care centers." Infection control and hospital epidemiology.. 1999 Mar 0; 20(3):200-2.

6/1997
Falsey AR, McCann RM, Hall WJ, Criddle MM, Formica MA, Wycoff D, Kolassa JE. "The "common cold" in frail older persons: impact of rhinovirus and coronavirus in a senior daycare center." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.. 1997 Jun 0; 45(6):706-11.

Books & Chapters

2002
Chapter Title: Decision-making in the Cognitively Impaired Patient
Book Title: Geriatrics Palliative Care Textbook
Author List: Quill, T; McCann, RM
Published By: Oxford Publishing2002

1999
Chapter Title: Care of Older People Who are Dying
Book Title: New Ways to Care for Older People: Building Systems Based on Evidence
Author List: McCann, R M; ed. Calkins, E; Wagner, E; Pacala, J
Published By: Springer Publishing Co1999

1993
Chapter Title: Complications of Hypertension
Book Title: Cardiovascular Issues in the Elderly: Focus on Hypertension
Author List: McCann, RM; Katz, P
Published By: Churchill Livingstone, Japan1993

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Videos

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A Geriatric-Friendly ED at Highland