Mashburn Joins Hospice and Palliative Care Council

Dr. Medford Mashburn, medical director for Mercy Health–Youngstown hospice and palliative care programs, has been selected to become a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Council. Through legislative advocacy, symposiums, educational materials, research and technical support, the council advocates on behalf of hospice and palliative care services. Its mission is described as “profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.” Mashburn is trained in family medicine and board certified in hospice and palliative care. He has been instrumental in expanding Mercy Health programs, which serve nearly 250 patients and their families every day.  

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