Congratulations to our own Dr. Thomas Caprio on being named Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Caprio serves as Chief Medical Officer for UR Medicine Home Care. Here is an excerpt of the announcement below:
Thomas Caprio, M.D., associate professor of Medicine, Dentistry, and Public Health Sciences, recently earned the designation Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. The Academy is the professional organization for physicians who care for patients with serious illness. Fellow status honors dedication to and scholarship in the field of the hospice and palliative medicine and represents a minimum of five years of membership, participation in AAHPM activities, letters of recommendation, and board certification in hospice and palliative medicine.
Caprio is medical director of URMC’s Geriatric Assessment Clinic, Chief Medical Officer of UR Medicine Home Care, and medical director of the Visiting Nurse Service. He received his medical degree from State University of New York at Buffalo and trained in Internal Medicine at SMD.
Caprio will receive the designation during the Annual Assembly of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association in Boston, Mass., March 17, 2018.