Dr. George F. Davis is a physician and ethicist. He graduated from Harvard College and then Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Pediatric residency followed, but he switched to general family medicine.
He has practiced in New York State for the last 37 years, associated with Columbia Memorial Hospital in Hudson, New York. Along the way, life experiences led him to develop a specialty in Palliative Care and medical clinical ethics. He was first certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine in 1997.
He started the ethics committee at Columbia Memorial Hospital in 1995 after taking both the Intensive and the Advanced Bioethics courses at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
He received a Master’s Degree in Clinical Ethics in 2004 from Union University in Schenectady, New York in association with Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York. He has extensive experience in palliative care and became a trainer in 2001 for the AMA program for Educating Physicians in End of life Care (EPEC).
He has extensive experience in clinical ethics consultations. Since moving to Florida in 2017, he started Advanced Illness Crisis Guidance, PLLC , a consulting enterprise to guide families and medical care teams out of crisis due to complex and conflicted communications and decision-making. More at drgeorgedavis.com