Faculty  Personal Bio


Bradley Buckhout, MD

Interim Program Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship at the Phoenix VA Medical Center

Medical School: Medical College of Ohio at Toledo
Residency: Mercy Hospital Family Medicine
Palliative Medicine Fellowship: Phoenix VA Medical Center


​Rachel E. Jones, MD

Deputy Associate Chief of Staff for Geriatrics and Extended Care Services, Phoenix VA Medical Center
Clinical Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Medical School: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Internal Medicine Residency: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
Areas of Interest: Symptomatic Management of Malignant Bowel Obstruction


Paul E. Stander, MD

Associate Director of Outpatient Palliative Care, Phoenix VA Medical Center
Chief of Service in the Department of Medicine, Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix
Medical Director, Hospice of the Valley
Clinical Assistant Professor, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Medical School: Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College
Residencies: College of Wisconsin, Internal Medicine, and University of Arizona, Preventative Medicine


Stacie Pinderhughes, MD

Key Clinical Faculty Member
Chairman Division of Palliative Medicine

Medical School: University Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey 
Residency: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Geriatric Fellowship: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Palliative Medicine Fellowship: Harvard Palliative Care Mini Fellowship