Richard V. Guthrie, Jr., D.O.

  1. Hospice & Palliative Medicine Specialist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English

Richard V. Guthrie Jr, D.O., is a general internal medicine practitioner, with specialty certification in hospice and palliative medicine. His clinical focus includes:

  • Expertise in management of symptoms associated with chronic, life-limiting diseases such as cancer, heart failure, COPD, and dementia
  • Promoting patients' and families' understanding of disease, and empowering shared decision-making
  • Complex coordination of care, and expert discussions supporting advance directives
  • Discerning patients' and families goals of care for their unique illness journeys, and collaborating to maximize quality of life

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Guthrie is active in education and research, providing mentorship to residents and fellows.

Dr. Guthrie is involved in Mayo Clinic Arizona's organ transplant selection committee.

  1. 2016
    Fellowship - Hospice and Palliative MedicineBanner University Medical Center, Phoenix VA Medical Center
  2. 2013
    Residency - Internal MedicineBanner University Medical Center, Phoenix VA Medical Center
  3. 2006
    Internship - Osteopathic MedicineWestern Pennsylvania Hospital
  4. 2005
    Doctor of Osteopathic MedicineLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
  5. 2000
    Post-Baccalaureate Program - Pre-MedicalDuquesne University
  6. 1994
    BA - Business AdministrationWestminster College

Certifications

  1. 2016
    Hospice & Palliative MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2013
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Teacher of the YearFamily Medicine Residency, Geriatric Fellowship Program, University of Arizona College of Medicine
  2. 2017
    FellowshipAmerican College of Physicians
  3. 2010
    221 Primary Flying Hours in F-16D Fighter AircraftUnited States Air Force
  4. 2008
    Air Force Commendation Medal with One Oak Leaf ClusterUnited States Air Force
  5. 2008
    Air Force Achievement MedalUnited States Air Force
  6. 2008
    Company Grade Officer of the Quarter 56th AMDSUnited States Air Force
  7. 1994
    Dean's List (Spring Semester)Westminster College
  8. 1993
    Dean's List (Fall Semester)Westminster College

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    Physician LeadConnected Care in Palliative Medicine Initiative, Section of Palliative Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
  2. 2019 - present
    Physician LeadTuesday Education Series/Grand Rounds, Section of Palliative Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
  3. 2017 - 2019
    Subgroup LeadCompassionate Deactivation of Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices, System Policy Development, Palliative Medicine Clinical Consensus Group
  4. 2017 - 2019
    ChairBioethics Committee, Banner Boswell Medical Center
  5. 2017 - 2019
    MemberPalliative Medicine Clinical Consensus Group, Banner Medical Group
  6. 2017 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  7. 2016 - 2019
    Physician MemberQuality Council/Utilization Management Committee, Banner Boswell Medical Center
  8. 2016 - present
    MemberNew Physicians in Practice Committee, Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association
  9. 2016 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  10. 2015 - 2016
    Fellow memberGraduate Medical Education Committee, Banner University Medical Center-Phoenix
  11. 2013 - 2015
    Physician LeaderPalliative Care Service Initiative, Banner Estrella Medical Center
  12. 2013 - present
    MemberArizona Osteopathic Medical Association
  13. 2012 - 2013
    PresidentInternal Medicine House Staff Council, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
  14. 2012
    Contributing AuthorPsychiatric Medicine Residency Program, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
  15. 2010 - 2017
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  16. 2008
    MemberAccident Investigation Board, Air Education and Training Command, T-38 Fighter-Trainer jet Double-Fatality Mishap
  17. 2006 - 2010
    MemberAerospace Medical Association
  18. 2006 - 2010
    MemberSociety of United States Air Force Flight Surgeons
  19. 2001 - 2017
    MemberAmerican Osteopathic Association
  20. 2001 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Physicians

Publications