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Community Care Hospice Logo

Community Care Hospice

1669 Rombach Ave.
Wilmington, OH 45177
Phone: 937.382.5400
Fax: 937.383.3898

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Ohio's Community Mercy Hospice

Mitchell-Thomas Center
100 W. McCreight Ave., Ste. 400
Springfield, OH 45504
937.390.9665

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Ohio's Hospice at United Church Homes

Chapel Hill
12200 Strausser St. NW
Canal Fulton, OH 44614
330.264.4899

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Ohio's Hospice at United Church Homes

200 Timberline Dr. #1212
Marietta, OH 45750
740.629.9990

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Ohio's Hospice LifeCare

1900 Akron Rd.
Wooster, OH 44691
330.264.4899

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Ohio's Hospice Loving Care

779 London Ave.
Marysville, OH 43040
937.644.1928

Ohio's Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties

Ohio's Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties

5940 Long Meadow Dr.
Middletown, OH 45005
513.422.0300

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Ohio's Hospice of Dayton

324 Wilmington Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420
937.256.4490
1.800.653.4490

Ohio's Hospice of Central Ohio

Newark

2269 Cherry Valley Rd.
Newark, OH 43055
740.788.1400

Inpatient Care Center

1320 West Main St.
Newark, OH 43055
740.344.0379

Ohio's Hospice of Central Ohio at
The Ohio State University
Wexner Medical Center

410 W 10th Ave - 7th Floor
Columbus, OH 43210
614.685.0001

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Ohio's Hospice of Fayette County

222 N. Oakland Ave.
Washington Court House, OH 43160
740.335.0149

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Ohio's Hospice of Miami County

3230 N. Co. Rd. 25A
Troy, OH 45373
937.335.5191

Congratulations To Dr. Schmitz On Earning He RFellow Status!

Wendy Schmitz, MD, HMD, FAAHPM, Earns Fellow Status from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Wendy Schmitz, MD, HMD, FAAHPM, of Dayton, Ohio, recently earned the designation Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (FAAHPM). The academy is the professional organization for physicians specializing in hospice and palliative medicine.

Dr. Schmitz is vice president of Medical Care/medical director at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, in Dayton, Ohio. She received her medical degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine at Kettering Medical Center. Following residency, she joined South Dayton Acute Care Consultants as a hospitalist for 10 years before coming to Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton. She has been with Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton for 12 years. 

“This is a prestigious honor for Dr. Schmitz to be designated a Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine,” said Chirag Patel, MD, FAAHPM, chief medical officer at Ohio’s Hospice. “She is well-deserving of this designation. At Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, she has been a pioneer in the use of the Macy catheter and PleurX™ catheters. For 12 years, she has brought a servant’s heart and care to the patients and families she serves.” 

Dr. Schmitz will celebrate the designation virtually at the Annual Assembly of Hospice and Palliative Care on February 17-19, 2021. She will be joined by colleagues working in the field of hospice and palliative care. 

FAAHPM status is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a physician member. Dr. Schmitz has demonstrated a significant commitment to the field of hospice and palliative medicine. Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton celebrates her achievement. 

The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) is the only national medical specialty society for hospice and palliative medicine. Since 1988, AAHPM has supported hospice and palliative medicine through professional education and training, development of a specialist workforce, support for clinical practice standards, research, and advocacy.  AAHPM’s membership includes more than 5,200 physicians and other healthcare professionals committed to improving the care of patients with serious illness. Learn more at www.aahpm.org or visit the patient website, www.PalliativeDoctors.org. Follow AAHPM on TwitterFacebookLinkedIn and YouTube

Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, an affiliate of Ohio’s Hospice, is a not-for-profit hospice provider. Since 1978, it has served patients and families in the Dayton region in their homes, extended care and assisted living facilities, and the Hospice House location in Dayton. Grief support services are available to the entire community through the Pathways of Hope Grief Counseling Center. Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton serves more than 1,000 patients and families daily, achieving national recognition for innovative services and outstanding care.

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