Martin receives Distinguished Physician Award

Martin receives Distinguished Physician Award

PROVIDENCE - Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island has announced that Dr. Edward W. Martin has been selected to receive the 2015 Josefina B. Magno Distinguished Hospice Physician Award from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Martin is the chief medical officer at Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island, where for 26 years he has provided "expert, compassionate care to people facing serious illness and their families," according to the announcement. He also is a clinical associate professor of medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where he has received teaching recognition awards for his work with medical students and physicians in training.

The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine is the professional organization for physicians specializing in hospice and palliative medicine, nurses and other health care providers.