Diane Schade is a board-certified Geriatric and Palliative Nurse Practitioner with over a decade of community healthcare experience, serving patients in their homes and in the outpatient setting.
Presently, Diane provides medical house calls on the eastern end of Long Island, and initiated the first program of its kind. Prior to that, she established and coordinated the Palliative Care Service at Southampton Hospital and created their annual Palliative Care Symposium. Diane is a certified New York State Medical Marijuana Prescriber and recommends this medication frequently in her practice.
Diane’s primary interests are End-of-Life care and pain and symptom management. She has worked as a Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse at Hospice of New York in New York and at East End Hospice on Long Island. She holds certifications as an End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium Trainer (ELNEC) and as an End-of-Life Doula.
Diane received her Masters in 2013 at George Washington University. In 2012, Diane co-authored a paper on International Leadership to Impact Global Health Outcomes and presented it at the 23rd STTI International Nursing Research Congress in Brisbane, Australia. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Long Island University in 2010.