Dr. Dan Mackey, Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, recently joined the WestCare family as the medical director of LifePath Palliative Care and Hospice.
Dr. Mackey brings to WestCare a wealth of experience in adult and pediatric palliative and hospice medicine, having received extensive training in both areas of practice, including completing Harvard Medical School’s Program in Palliative Care Education and Practice and a program in pediatric pain management.
Mackey obtained his medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in 1996. After completing a residency at Baystate Medical Center in combined internal medicine/pediatrics, he became an emergency physician for Mercy Hospital in Massachusetts, where he also worked in the pediatric medicine department. Mackey also completed a three year fellowship in pediatric critical care at University of Virginia Health System, where he later taught pediatric intensive care for two years as an assistant professor.