Compassion and Support


Patients & Families

About Us

Specialty Advisory Group, Community Principles of Pain Management, 2014


Patricia Bomba, MD, FACP* Vice President & Medical Director, Geriatrics, Excellus BCBS


Carol Beechy, MD* Attending Physician, Internal Medicine, Bassett Healthcare
Jeanne Bishop, MD* Assistant Professor of Medicine, Geriatrics, Upstate Medical University
Carl Cameron, MD Medical Director, MVP Health Care
John Chamberlain, MD Pediatrics/Internal Medicine, Private Practice
Nicole Dawley, RPh Clinical Services Program Manager, Univera Healthcare
Oscar DeLeon-Cassasola, MD Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Roswell Park Cancer Center
Michael DiSalle, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Unity Health
Eugene Gosy, MD Gosy and Associates Pain Treatment Center
Keela Herr, PhD, RN, FAAN, AGSF Professor & Chair, Adult & Gerontological Nursing, University of Iowa
Patrick Hopkins, RN Pediatric/Neonatal APN, Golisano Children's Hospital, URMC
Pamela Horst, MD* Palliative Care Consult Service, St. Joseph's Health
Brian Justice, DC Chiropractor, Rochester Chiropractic Group
Christopher Kerr, MD, PhD Medical Director, Center for Hospice & Palliative Care
David Korones, MD Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Golisano Children's Hospital, URMC
Karen Kremer Quality Initiatives Director, Monroe County Medical Society
Michael Kuttner, PhD Clinical Psychologist, Pain Management, RGHS
Kevin Mathews, MD* Palliative Care Consultative Service, Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare
Kathleen McGrail, MD* Geriatrician/Palliative Medicine, Rochester General Medical Group
Daniel Mendelson, MD* Geriatrician/Palliative Medicine Consultant, URMC
Dallas Nelson, MD Geriatrician, Strong Geriatric Group, URMC
Katie Orem, MPH Geriatrics & Palliative Care Program Manager, Excellus BCBS
Alan Peppard, PT Physical Therapist, Sports Medicine, URMC (retired)
Kathy Plyter, RN Hospice Nurse Educator, Lifetime Care
Joel Potash, MD* Palliative Care Consultant & Educator (retired)
Gilbert Proper, MD Anesthesiology Associates of Rochester, Pain Management, RGHS
Timothy Quill, MD* Palliative Care Consultant, URMC
Steve Ryan, MD* Medical Director, Independent Living for Seniors, RGHS
OJ Sahler, MD* Director of Quality Assurance, The BodyMind Center
Jim Schuppert, MD* Director of Health Services, Corning, Inc.
Judith Setla, MD* Medical Director, Hospice & Palliative Care Associates, CNY
Bernard Shore, MD*  Geriatric & Internal Medicine, Jewish Home of Rochester
Mary Slayton, RN ROHM Services Corporation
Julia Smith, MD*  Oncology & Internal Medicine, RGHS
Jaimala Thankik, MD Anesthesiology, Pain Management, Highland Hospital, URMC

* Education for Physicians on End-of-life Care (EPEC) Faculty & Participants