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Chad D. Kollas, MD, is the medical director of Palliative and Supportive Care at UF Health Cancer Center — Orlando Health.

Dr. Kollas earned his medical degree and completed his residency training at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, PA. He is board-certified in hospice and palliative medicine and internal medicine.

Dr. Kollas serves as the American Medical Association delegate and current Awareness and Advocacy Strategic Coordinating Chair for the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He received AAHPM's 2014 Gerald H. Holman Distinguished Service Award. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. He received the AAHPM's 2006 Paper Award for an analysis of legal reasoning in the Terri Schiavo case; he has received the Society of General Internal Medicine National Award for Innovation in Medical Education and the John Templeton Foundation Award for Spirituality Curricula in primary care residency programs.

Dr. Kollas has achieved fellowship status in the American College of Physicians, the American College of Legal Medicine and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. His published research includes articles on pain management and end-of-life care, health policy and medicolegal issues in several journals, including the Journal of Palliative Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine and the Journal of Legal Medicine.

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