Care Dimensions, the largest hospice and palliative care organization in Massachusetts, is pleased to announce that Suzanne Mitchell, MD, has joined us as a staff physician serving patients residing at their homes north of Boston and at Care Dimensions’ Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, where she has been working since August 2020.
“We are grateful to have such an intuitive, skilled and professional clinician on our team,” said Medical Director David Macdonald, MD. “In addition to caring for patients at the Kaplan House, Dr. Mitchell works with an interdisciplinary care team of nurses, social workers, chaplains and aides, including complementary therapies, in very diverse communities, from Lawrence to Dracut to the border of New Hampshire, to effect the optimum delivery of care.”
Board certified in family medicine and palliative and hospice medicine, Dr. Mitchell received her medical degree from Wake Forest School of Medicine and her master’s degree in clinical research from the University of California – Los Angeles. She is the director of research at the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, department of Family Medicine and Community Health in Worcester, and is a consulting scientist with the serious illness care team at Ariadne Labs, supporting research and dissemination of the Serious Illness Care program across the U.S. and worldwide.
Dr. Mitchell is a member the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, and the American Diabetes Association.
About Care Dimensions
Care Dimensions is the largest hospice and palliative care provider to adults and children in Massachusetts. As a nonprofit, community-based leader in advanced illness care, Care Dimensions provides comprehensive hospice, palliative care, grief support in more than 100 communities in Massachusetts. Founded in 1978 as Hospice of the North Shore, Care Dimensions cares for patients wherever they live: in their homes, in skilled nursing facilities and assisted living communities, in hospitals, or at our two inpatient hospice facilities, the Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln and the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Additionally, Care Dimensions' HomeMD program provides in-home primary care to patients over age 65 in select communities on the North Shore and Greater Boston who have difficulty leaving home. The Care Dimensions Learning Institute educates more than 7,000 health care professionals and community members each year on advanced illness and end-of-life topics. Please visit www.CareDimensions.org to learn more about Care Dimensions.
Since 1978, Care Dimensions has provided comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. As the non-profit leader in advanced illness care, we offer services in over 100 communities in Massachusetts.