Director of Supportive and Palliative Care Education and Outreach at ChristianaCare
Dr. John Goodill is the Chief for the section of Hospice and Palliative Medicine in Department of Medicine at ChristianaCare. He started and now participates on the inpatient Palliative Care consult service. He is the Director of Supportive and Palliative Care Education and Outreach at ChristianaCare and has been a key figure in advancing Palliative Care at CCHS and across the state.
He has also been integral in the passage and implementation of Delaware Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment (DMOST) and is the current state representative to the National Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Program. He is currently Co-Chair of the ChristianaCare Ethics Committee and Chair of MSD Ethics Committee.
He is the past president of the Delaware Quality of Life Coalition (DQOLC). Dr. Goodill also participates on the Addiction Action Committee (AAC), a state-wide group tasked with trying to decrease the opioid abuse problem in the state. He represents the Medical Society of Delaware on this committee.
Dr. Goodill completed his internal medicine residency at ChristianaCare. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He has been on the medical staff at ChristianaCare since 1987 as a pulmonary specialist and more recently as a palliative care specialist.
In a super sized episode, Kyle McMahon discusses the final days through the final moments with his Mom before pancreatic cancer took her life. Then, Kyle talks with Dr. John Goodill, Chief for the section of Hospice and Palliative Medicine …