Daniel J Brauner, MD

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Daniel J Brauner, MD
Daniel J Brauner, MD

Division Chief, Division of Gerontology

Professor, Department of Medicine

Professor, Program in Medical Ethics, Humanities, and Law

Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine


Contact Information

1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Department of Medicine
Department of Family and Community Medicine
269.349.2641 ext. 550
Program in Medical Ethics, Humanities, and Law
Geriatrics, 269.337.6289
Internal Medicine, 269.337.6300

Daniel Brauner, MD, is a board-certified internist with added specializations in geriatrics, rheumatology, and medical ethics with the Division of Geriatrics at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He received a bachelor of science in biology from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, and his medical degree from Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York. He was a resident and chief resident at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, completed his Rheumatology Fellowship at the University of Illinois, Chicago, Medicine and Cook County Hospital, and a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship at the Institute for Humanities and Medicine. He was a founding member of the section of Geriatrics at the University of Illinois, Chicago, where he practiced rheumatology and geriatrics. He then moved to the University of Chicago, where he concentrated on geriatrics practice and medical ethics, was the director of the ethics fellowship, medical director of its teaching nursing home, co-director of the ethics consultation service, and assistant director of the Center for Clinical Medical Ethics Center. His research interests include the historical genesis of current standards of care, the evolution of the language of medicine and its influences on care, how cognitive impairment influences care, and issues of access to care.