Code of Professional Conduct
Certification by the Hospice Medical Director Certification Board® (HMDCB) carries an obligation for ethical behavior and professionalism in all conduct.
Ethical behavior and professionalism expected of all candidates includes:
Hospice Medical Director Certification candidates will be required to sign a statement affirming adherence to the code when submitting their application.
"The HMDCB certification program is an important avenue to establishing one's expertise in the administrative and clinical skillset demanded of a hospice medical director. It helps to affirm the importance of physicians providing end-of-life care within the larger palliative and medical continuum of care."