Associate Professor of Internal Medicine/Geriatric Provider Liaison for the UNC Trauma Program
UNC School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine
As a graduate of the UNC SOM and from the UNC Internal Medicine Residency program, Paul has been an active practicing hospitalist at UNC Ch-Hill since 2009. He completed further training in geriatrics as a Reynolds Grant Scholar and now serves as the Geriatric Provider Liaison for the UNC Trauma Program.
Dr. Ossman’s clinical interests include integrating geriatric medicine and palliative care medicine into the continuing education of hospitalists as well as educating on caring for patients with comorbid personality disorders. As an educator, Dr. Ossman has been a guest lecturer on communication to both undergraduates as well as new nursing graduates and has given talks about “difficult patients” to multiple medical groups and nursing cohorts. He also is an active member in the UNC Hospital Ethics committee where he has been a lead consultant since 2009 and continues to educate clinicians and residents across departments in clinical bioethics.