Winchester, Virginia – November 2020 – JULIE LANDRIO, HMDC, PHYSICIAN at Blue Ridge Hospice, was recently granted the Hospice Medical Director Certified credential by the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board. Dr. Landrio was recognized for her commitment to improving the quality of life by displaying professional competency in the hospice industry.
Hospice practice includes patient care, medication management, performance improvement, engagement in interdisciplinary group (IDG) activities, and much more. Professional certification affirms a knowledge and experience base for hospice physicians to display commitment to their career, dedication to patient and family care, and the sustainability of the hospice organization and industry. HMDC designation is granted for six years and is renewed through continued validation of knowledge and re-assessment.
Dr. Landrio graduated Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA in 1995. After graduation she completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA. She has been in practice since August of 1998 serving as a physician at Internal Medicine Specialists of Winchester until 2008, at which time she joined Internal Medical Consultants of Winchester as a primary care physician until 2017. She has been a physician with Blue Ridge Hospice since March 2017. Dr. Landrio is Board Certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine.
The Hospice Medical Director Certification Board (HMDCB) serves as an independent, not-for-profit certifying body to administer a certification program for hospice medical directors and other physicians who provide hospice care for patients. The mission of HMDCB is to relieve suffering and improve quality of life by promoting the excellence and professional competency of hospice medical directors. For more information, visit www.hmdcb.org.
Article is available at Northern Virginia Daily.