D. Scott Miller graduated from Haverford College, with a major in psychology, and then pursued his medical degree at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine at Hershey, followed by the MA in Medical Ethics in 1990. His thesis project is entitled The Ability of Health Care Professionals to Implement a Required Request Law for the Procurement of Organs and Tissue. Previously he served as Assistant Professor of Medicine in Drexel University’s College of Medicine and the Internal Medicine Residency Program Director at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, where he also served as chair of the ethics committee. His interests include palliative and end of life care, as well as clinical ethics issues and education. Currently he is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine in the Section of Palliative Care and Medical Ethics at the University of Pittsburgh and since 2008, he has served as the Inpatient Hospice Medical Director for Family Hospice.