Dr. Amanda Sedlacek Joins Yankton Medical Clinic
Nov 27, 2019 06:15PM
Yankton Medical Clinic, PC, is pleased to welcome Dr. Amanda Sedlacek to the internal medicine department. Sedlacek specializes in internal medicine, palliative and hospice care and is board certified by the American Osteopathic Association.
Sedlacek pursued her master’s degree in anatomy and her doctor of osteopathic medicine at Des Moines University of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed a residency in internal medicine at St. Joseph Warren Hospital in Warren, Ohio followed by a palliative and hospice medicine fellowship at Summa Health System in Akron, Ohio.
Palliative and hospice medicine focus on patients and families and the understanding of their disease process, prognosis (alongside the specialty team e.g. Oncology, Nephrology etc...), treatment course, management of symptoms, advanced care planning, facilitation of home services, medication review/recommendations, bereavement and psychosocial support.