Dr. Rob Stone serves as the medical director of outpatient palliative care at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital, where he previously practiced emergency medicine from 1983 to 2011. He also teaches at the Indiana University School of Medicine.
Dr. Stone is a strong advocate for single-payer health care. He is the director and founder of Medicare for All Indiana and is the Indiana state coordinator for Physicians for a National Health Program. Dr. Stone is also a member of PNHP’s advisory board and formerly served on the PNHP board of directors. He lectures to medical and lay audiences on health care reform at the local and national level, and has received several awards for his advocacy work. Dr. Stone has published many articles about the growth of for-profit hospices and the problems with for-profit health insurers, especially Indiana-based Elevance (previously known as Anthem Insurance).
Born and raised in Evansville, Indiana, Dr. Stone graduated from Dartmouth College and obtained his medical degree from the University of Colorado Medical School.