Richard A. Demme, M.D.

Richard A. Demme, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 675
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-4517
Fax: (585) 442-9201


The biographical information for Richard A. Demme, M.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (National)

1979-$10,000 Westinghouse Family Scholarship (one of four national recepients)

Awards & Honors (Local)

1983-Honors Biology Research Program
1983 Summa cum laude, State University of New York at Buffalo
1983-Phi Beta Kappa
1983-Alpha Epsilon Delta
1983 Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program
1996 Air Force Commendation Medal
1996 David Grant Medical Center Nominee for the Archie Hoffman award for Academic Medicine Excellence in Internal Medicine
1999 Air Force Commendation Medal, Oakleaf Cluster

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 13 available »

2011 Jan
Demme, RA. Rochester. "Wrong to Force Organ Donations." Democrat and Chronical. Opinion page. 2011; .
Reid T, Demme RA, Quill T. "When There Are No Good Choices: Illuminating the Borderland Between Proportionate Palliative Sedation and Palliative Sedation to Unconsciousness. Pain Manage.,". 2011; 1(131-40).
Demme RA. "Ethical Concerns About an Organ Market." J Natl Med Assoc. 2010; 102: 46-50.
Demme, RA. "Decisions Faced by Hospital Ethics Committees. In M. W. Kattan (Ed.), Encyclopedia of medical decision making Thousand Oaks, CA: ISBN: 978-1-4129-5372-6". SAGE Publications. 2009; Volume 1: (pp. 303--307),.
Childers J, Demme R, Greenlaw J, King DA, Quill T. A. "Qualitative Report of Dual Palliative Care/ Ethics Consultations: Intersecting Dilemmas and Paradigmatic Cases. J Clin Ethics,". 2008; 19(3): 204-13.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Medicine, Nephrology (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Medical Humanities and Bioethics (SMD)


Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Nephrology - American Board of Internal Medicine


MD | Medicine | SUNY Upstate Medical Center1987
BA | Biology | St Univ at Buffalo1983

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

AMA-MCW Online Fellowship in Physician Ethics and Professionalism 2005
Nephrology Fellowship (Clinical and Research) Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA Harvard Medical School 1993
Internal Medicine Residency, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX 1990