Montgomery Hospice and Prince George’s Hospice welcomes
David Schrier, MD, as new Chief Medical Officer
Rockville, MD – Montgomery Hospice and Prince George’s Hospice will welcome Dr. David Schrier, as our new Chief Medical Officer as of August 3rd. He succeeds Dr. Geoffrey Coleman, who will remain with the organization part-time, as physician for the Prince George’s Hospice care team, as well as for Palliative Medicine Consultants.
Dr. Schrier comes to Montgomery Hospice and Prince George’s Hospice with 13 years of experience as a hospice medical director, and more than 25 years as a board-certified medical oncologist. Dr. Schrier is the founder of a charitable organization providing support to cancer patients throughout Colorado.
“I am pleased to welcome Dr. David Schrier to Montgomery Hospice, Inc.” said Ann Mitchell, MPH, President and CEO of Montgomery Hospice, Inc., our umbrella organization. “Dr. Schrier has years of experience as a hospice medical director, and we are excited that he will share his knowledge and wisdom in the medical oversight of our various and comprehensive services.”
In his role as Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Schrier will provide oversight of referrals as well as the medical care and treatment plans for patients of Montgomery Hospice and Prince George’s Hospice, and Casey House -our general inpatient care facility.
About Dr. David Schrier
Dr. Schrier received his medical degree from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, followed by a fellowship in Hematology-Oncology. He received board-certification in Medical Oncology, establishing a successful practice with a mission to deliver comprehensive medical and emotional care to patients and their families, with emphasis on the whole patient. As a medical oncologist, his involvement with helping patients and family members navigate end of life issues led him to become a Hospice Medical Director, a position he has held since 2007. Dr. Schrier has extensive experience with non-medical aspects of practice – including staffing, scheduling, marketing, advertising, education, and community involvement. Dr. Schrier has a lifelong passion for animals (especially dogs), art, philanthropy, equestrian competition, physical fitness/nutrition, gardening, and community service.
About Montgomery Hospice and Prince George’s Hospice
Montgomery Hospice and Prince George’s Hospice is a nonprofit organization serving residents in Maryland. Our team of doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, spiritual counselors, social workers, certified nursing assistants, bereavement counselors, and volunteers provide quality end-of-life care in homes, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities. In 2019, the organization cared for more than 2,200 patients and their families in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.
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