ATTLEBORO, MA, January 8, 2013 — Sturdy Memorial Hospital announces that Dr. Raymond Petit, pulmonologist, received board certification status by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine.
Dr. Petit is also board certified in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care. With his board certification in Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine, Dr. Petit is formally establishing his commitment to providing quality care in assessing and managing care for patients facing chronic or serious illnesses.
This certification comes at a time when Sturdy is furthering its initiatives to raise awareness of the importance of palliative care and end-of-life planning as well as to encourage people to discuss health care preferences in advance. For more information about palliative care, visit the Hospital website at www.sturdymemorial.org and click the “Palliative Care” button.
Sturdy Memorial Hospital is a full-service, not-for-profit acute care community hospital in Attleboro, Massachusetts.