Washington Health System

155 Wilson Avenue Washington, PA 15301   (724) 225-7000


palliative medicine

Washington Health System has sponsored a hospice program since 1997 and a consultative palliative medicine program since 2004.The medical director, Jeffrey F. Minteer, MD, is board certified in hospice/palliative medicine and has 26 years of palliative experience. The curriculum offers a required one block rotation during the third year in conjunction with the geriatrics rotation. In addition, there are block elective and longitudinal, two year experiences available under the direction of Dr. Minteer. The longitudinal experience is constructed to suit the interests of the individual resident.