Joseph Shega, MD

by Rachad Davis

April 21, 2016

Senior Vice President, National Medical Director,
VITAS Healthcare

At VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, Joseph is regional medical director serving Florida, Georgia and Alabama. He has devoted his career to improving care to patients near the end of life through clinical care, clinical research and education. Board certified in hospice and palliative care and geriatrics, Joseph has been responsible for long term care, geriatric and palliative care and dementia care. He earned his medical degree at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago, completing a residency in internal medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and a fellowship in geriatric medicine at the University of Chicago.