ACGME Program
Program Leadership

The University of Miami/JFK Medical Center Palm Beach Regional Graduate Medical Education Consortium Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program is led by a team of compassionate healthcare professionals with extensive experience in palliative medicine. The fellows selected work closely with these leaders and faculty to gain valuable knowledge and experience in end-of-life care.

Richard S. Levene, DO, HMD, FAAFP, FAAHPM
Fellowship Program Director
Director of Medical Education
Trustbridge

Dr. Richard Levene is board certified in Family Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Board of Family Physicians and Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and a certified Hospice Medical Director. He joined Trustbridge in 1997. He currently oversees the Medical Education Department and is the Program Director for the Fellowship Program. Having a strong history with the Trustbridge clinical team over the years, Dr. Levene held the positions of Assistant Medical Director, Clinical Medical Director, and Vice President of Medical Affairs. He attended the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Long Island, New York and after completing a one-year rotating AOA internship at Delaware Valley Medical Center in Langhorne, Pennsylvania; he completed his Family Practice Residency at Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington, New Jersey. Dr. Levene is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, and holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Julie Formoso-Onofrio, MD, FAAHPM
Site Coordinator
Trustbridge Inpatient Care Center
Faculty: Hospice & Palliative Medicine/Internal Medicine

Ramon Cuevas-Trisan, MD, AAPMR
WPB Veterans Administration Medical Center
Faculty: PM&R/Pain Management

Michael Silverman, MD, MPH, CMD
Site Coordinator
WPB Veterans Administration Medical Center
Faculty: Geriatrics/H&P Medicine

Faculty:

Faustino Gonzalez, MD, FACP, FAAHPM
Chief Medical Officer, Hospice
Trustbridge
Faculty: Hospice & Palliative Medicine/Internal Medicine

Gail Cooney, MD, HMD, FAAHPM
Chief Medical Officer - Access
Trustbridge
Past President AAHPM
Faculty: Hospice & Palliative Medicine/Neurology

Kate Brazzale, MD
Assistant Medical Director
Trustbridge
Faculty: Hospice & Palliative Medicine/Family Medicine/Pediatrics/Opal Team

Barry Miskin, MD, FACS
Assistant Medical Director
Trustbridge
Faculty: Hospice & Palliative Medicine/General Surgery/Sunflower Team

Karen Kennedy, DO
Vice President, Medical Affairs
Trustbridge
Faculty: Hospice & Palliative Medicine/Anesthesia

Thomas J. Klein, MD, PhD
Radiation Oncology
21st Century Oncology
Faculty: Radiation Oncology

Leonard Hock, Jr., DO, MACOI, CMD
Chief Medical Officer, Palliative
Trustbridge
Faculty: Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Thomas Abraham, MD
Assistant Medical Director
Trustbridge
Faculty: Hospice & Palliative Medicine/Internal Medicine

Erwin J. Loquias, MD
Assistant Medical Director
Trustbridge
Faculty: Hospice & Palliative Medicine/Geriatrics/Family Medicine

Richard Teitzman, DO, HMD
Assistant Medical Director
Trustbridge
Faculty: Hospice & Palliative Medicine/Internal Medicine

Non-Physician Faculty:

Barbara Abernathy, PhD
Program Director
Pediatric Oncology Support Team
St. Mary's Medical Center
Faculty: Pediatric Palliative Care

Maura Miller, PhD, GNP-BC, ACHPN, PMH CNS-BC
WPB Veterans Administration Medical Center
Faculty: Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Sandra DiScala, Pharm D, BCPS
WPB Veterans Administration Medical Center
Faculty: Hospice, Palliative Care & Extended Care Clinical Pharmacy Specialist

Stephanie Dill-Bloomberg, LCSW
WPB Veterans Administration Medical Center
Faculty: Palliative Care Consult Service

Susan Koff, MSN, GNP-BC, ACHPN, CRRN (ARNP)
Palliative Care Manager
Trustbridge
Faculty: Hospice & Palliative Medicine/Wound Care

Alyssa Cadwalader, RN, MT-BC
Senior Manager of Bereavement and Aloesea Services
Trustbridge
Faculty: Bereavement/Music Therapy

Gayle Weinstein, MSW
Trustbridge
Faculty: Social Worker/BMH Unit

Neal H. Myers, BS, Rev
Trustbridge
Faculty: Chaplain/BMH Unit

April Badala, MSW
Palliative Care Coordinator
JFK Medical Center
Faculty: JFK Inpatient Palliative Care Team/SW

Alexander Jolly, MSW
Trustbridge
Faculty: Social Worker/Opal Team

Lauren Parker, MSW
Trustbridge
Faculty: Social Worker/Opal Team

William Reyes, M. DIV
Trustbridge
Faculty: Chaplain/Opal Team

Kim Jeluso, LCSW
Trustbridge
Faculty: Social Worker/Sunflower Team

Cynthia Swanson, MSW
Trustbridge
Faculty: Social Worker/Sunflower Team

Siegfried Jaeger, M. DIV
Trustbridge
Faculty: Chaplain/Sunflower Team

Michele Gonzalez, CMBM
Program Coordinator
Practice Manager
Trustbridge

The Fellowship Program is grateful to Trustbridge.

The Fellowship Program is grateful to the Palm Beach Island Hospice Foundation for its support.