John F. MacMillan, Jr., M.D.
Hospice and Palliative Medicine
- Clinical Professor
- Medical Director, UC Davis Medical Center Palliative Care Program
- Medical Director, UC Davis Hospice Program
Philosophy of Care
I believe in caring for the whole patient and family not just their medical illness. I aspire to empathic, honest and open communication with patients and families.
Dr. MacMillan is an general internist whose focus of care is on the hospitalized adult patient. In addition, he is board certified in hospice and palliative medicine and has special interest in working with adult patients and families dealing with life limiting medical illness.
Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
M.D., Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia PA 1995
B.S., Mount Saint Mary's College, Emmittsburg MD 1991
Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque NM 1996-1998
American Board of Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2007
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1999
American College of Physicians
Honors and Awards
Outstanding UC Davis Faculty, Department of Internal Medicine, 2007
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 1999
Hobart Amory Hare Honor Society (Awarded for excellence in clinical medicine), 1993
Select Recent Publications
Monsky, W., Yoneda, K., MacMillan, let al. Peritoneal and Pleural Ports for Management of Refractory Ascites and Pleural Effusions: Assessment of Impact on Patient Quality of Life and Hospice/Home Nursing Care. Journal of Palliative Medicine. July 2009.
Barnhorst, A., Bourgeios, J, MacMillan, IF. Development of a Hospice Formulary for Psychotropic Medications. Journal of Palliative and Supportive Care. 2008;6:71-77.
Markoff, B.A., IF. MacMillan. Discharge of the asthmatic patient. Clinical Reviews in Allergy and Immunology. 2001;20:341-355.