Dr. Bruce Chamberlain was born in Utah, but raised in Arizona. He did his undergraduate training at Brigham Young University, where he graduated with a BS in Zoology, Magna Cum Laude. He then attended the Johns Hopkins Medical School, followed by internship and residency training in internal medicine at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice & Palliative Medicine.
Dr. Chamberlain was a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative
Medicine (AAHPM) board of directors (2011-2015), and was a founding board member of the National Board of Hospice Medical Director Certification (2012-2014).
He is a fellow of both the American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine and the American College of Physicians. He has worked as a clinic internist, a hospitalist, hospice medical director and hospice chief medical officer. He also provides consulting services for hospice agencies and the US Department of Justice on hospice clinical and administrative topics. He is a popular speaker and teacher on issues surrounding end-of-life care. Dr. Chamberlain is currently a hospitalist with Utah Regional Hospitalists working primarily at Timpanogos Regional Hospital, where he is also director of palliative care services, he is the medical director for Maple Creek Hospice, and Director of Palliative Consulting, a private palliative care consult suervice.
He is married (Kathy) and has three sons, all currently pursuing their university degrees. In his spare time under the name of Dr Bruce, he uses magic, puppetry, ventriloquism and balloon twisting to provide family and children’s entertainment.