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:

  • Submitting accurate, valid application information
  • Respecting the confidentiality of examination questions and content
  • Maintaining an unrestricted medical license in the United States, its territories, or Canada
  • Accurately representing certification status at all times
  • Maintaining ethical and professional behavior in all conduct

Hospice Medical Director Certification candidates will be required to sign a statement affirming adherence to the code when submitting their application.

“In the current regulatory climate, having hospice physicians who are skilled and knowledgeable is more important than ever.”

Dave Fielding
President & CEO, TrustBridge