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Paul Burcher, MD, Obstetrics & Gynecology, York, PA, Albany Medical Center


Obstetrics & Gynecology York, PA

Program Director, Wellspan, York Hospital, Clinical Associate Professor, Drexel University College of Medicine, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • University of Oregon
    University of OregonPh.D., Philosophy, 2011
  • University of Oregon
    University of OregonPhD, Philosophy, 2004 - 2010
  • University of Oregon
    University of OregonM.A., Philosophy, 2009
  • University of Rochester
    University of RochesterResidency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1991 - 1995
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine
    University of Arizona College of MedicineClass of 1991
  • Boston College
    Boston CollegeB.A., Summa Cum Laude, 1985

Certifications & Licensure

  • OR State Medical License
    OR State Medical License 2002 - Present
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1993 - 2025
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2017 - 2024
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Obstetrics & Gynecology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Resident Teaching Excellence 2014
  • Outstanding Specialty Teacher 1998-2000
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society 1990
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • A Crusade against Home Birth  
    Cheyney, Melissa, Burcher, Paul, Vedam, Saraswathi, Birth, 1/1/2014
  • Pimping: Report or Do Nothing  
    Burcher, Paul, Virtual Mentor: American Medical Association Journal of Ethics, 1/1/2014
  • Communicating Across the Home-Hospital Divide in the United States: Narratives of Risk, Fear and Mutual Accommodation  
    Cheyney, Melissa, Everson, Courney, & Burcher, Paul, Qualitative Health Research, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters


  • "There is No Place Like Home." 
    San Diego, CA - 1/1/2014
  • "Home Birth Midwives and Obstetricians: A Case for the Duty to Collaborate." 
    San Diego, CA - 1/1/2014
  • "The Patient-Doctor Relationship: Where Are We Now?" 
    Toledo, OH - 1/1/2014
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Press Mentions

  • Unsupervised Home Births on the Rise: Study - US News
    Unsupervised Home Births on the Rise: Study - US NewsMay 1st, 2015
  • The AMA Does Not Speak for Us
    The AMA Does Not Speak for UsDecember 9th, 2016

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Hospital Affiliations