8th International Advance Care Planning (ACP-i) Conference

James Jay Joseph profile

James (Jay) Joseph

Categories: Invited Speakers

Dr. Joseph is a board-certified family physician, Medical Director of Geisinger Hospice and Geisinger at Home Palliative Care Service through which he provides patient care in the home setting throughout rural Pennsylvania.  As Geisinger Respecting Choices® Faculty, he is leading a system-wide strategy to transform care to a more person-centered approach.  He is faculty for Geisinger’s Palliative Medicine fellowship and for Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. 

Prior to his current roles, Dr. Joseph practiced primary care family medicine for 20 years, first with the U.S. Army, then in rural Pennsylvania.  He served on the Board of the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians and is past President of The Bloomsburg Hospital medical staff.   

Dr. Joseph earned his bachelor’s degree from Penn State University, his medical degree from the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, and his master’s degree in palliative care from the University of Maryland. 

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