Rabbi Address discusses contemporary approaches to palliative care for terminally ill patients with Dr. Stephen Goldfine, chief medical officer of Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice in South Jersey, on this edition of the Seekers of Meaning Podcast .
About the Guest
Dr. Stephen Goldfine, MD, DABFP, CAQGM, DABHPM, is the full-time Chief Medical Officer for Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice and serves as a liaison between Samaritan and the medical community. Dr. Goldfine graduated from Emory University, Atlanta, and received his medical doctorate from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed a family practice residency program at Virtua Hospital in Mt. Holly and is board certified by the American Board of Family Practice with added qualifications in geriatrics and from the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
In 2009, Dr. Goldfine was named Hospice Physician of the Year by the New Jersey Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. He gained end-of-life experience from his practice at Primary Care of Moorestown and as Medical Director at several area rehabilitation facilities including Virtua Rehabilitation Center at Mt. Holly, the Lutheran Home of Moorestown and Moorestown Estates.