Leonard Hock, DO, MACOI, CMD, HMDC, FAAHPM is the Chief Medical Officer for Hospice by the Sea, in Broward and Palm Beach Country. He is a certified medical director and takes pride in serving the Florida Medical Directors Association as a member and contributor to the education process. He served as Senior Vice President of Medical Services for Covenant Hospice serving the panhandle of Florida and southern Alabama. Prior to that, he was in private internal medicine practice in Kansas City for more than 25 years. He has a special focus and interest in geriatric patients and end-of-life care, with Board Certifications in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics and Hospice/Palliative Care. During his medical career in Kansas City, Dr. Hock was the health care reporter for FOX 4 Television News and received the highest honor awarded by the American College of Osteopathic Internists’ for outstanding contribution and service in his profession – Master Fellow in the Gillum Society of Master Fellows.