St. Francis Reflections Promotes Dr. Ryan Chapman to Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Chapman looks forward to continuing the great work of giving quality care and support services to the patients and their families in our community.

TITUSVILLE, FLA. (June 1, 2022) – St. Francis Reflections is pleased to announce that Dr. Ryan Chapman has been named Chief Medical Officer. He is a proven leader and physician as he leaves his role as a beloved St. Francis physician to continue advancing the life-changing work of the St. Francis Reflections team. Dr. Chapman is the ideal selection to oversee patient care for our hospice and palliative care services. More importantly, he brings a deep, life-long passion for enhancing patient care and shares our mission of providing high quality, compassionate care.

“We are grateful for the wonderful hospice and palliative care Dr. Chapman has provided our patients as a St. Francis physician since August of 2021 and look forward to the continued care he will provide as CMO,” said Joe Killian, President and CEO of St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care. “We are also grateful for the incredible care Dr. Loftis provided during her time here, and we wish her well on her future endeavors.”

Dr. Ryan Chapman, DO received his bachelor’s degree from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, and his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University School of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, where he also completed a Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship. Dr. Chapman is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He maintains professional associations with the American Medical Association and the American College of Physicians.

As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Chapman will oversee the St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care clinicians, board-certified hospice and palliative medicine physicians as they provide compassionate and intentional care for their patients. His thorough medical background and his passion for individualized patient care make St. Francis confident that he will excel in his new role as CMO, and further elevate the level of care patients receive.

“I am honored to step into the role of CMO at a hospice and palliative care organization that puts their patients first,” said Dr. Ryan Chapman, Chief Medical Officer of St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care. “I look forward to continuing the great work of giving quality care and support services to ensure our patients and their families are heard, seen and taken care of with the upmost care and expertise.”

About St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care

St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care was founded in 1977 and licensed in 1990. St. Francis is Brevard’s longest-serving, not-for-profit, independent, interfaith provider of hospice, palliative care, pediatric palliative care and grief support services. For more information about St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care, please visit or follow on Facebook @StFrancisReflections.


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