Snowline Hospice Welcomes Dr. Jay Draeger to its Team of Physicians



    Snowline Hospice and Supportive Care welcomes Dr. Jay Draeger, MD, to their roster of physicians. Snowline supports a group of highly-qualified, Board-Certified physicians in hospice and palliative medicine aiding Snowline’s mission to serve our community by supporting patients near end of life and guiding loved ones through grief.

    He has been practicing as a solo practitioner in Internal Medicine in the Folsom area for over 30 years. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

    Dr. Draeger’s professional interests include Inpatient and Outpatient Palliative Care, Medical Ethics, Advance Healthcare Directive and POLST education, Quality Assurance, Full Transparency Communication, and End-Of-Life Care.

    In Dr. Draeger’s free time you can find him camping, stream fishing, or playing the piano. He spent several years serving on the Board of Directors at Snowline. Dr. Draeger looks forward to expanding his ability to help patients with outpatient supportive care as well as hospice end-of-life arena. Dr. Draeger is excited by the new conversations, focus, and decisions this position will afford him.

    Dr. Draeger is joining the team of Dr. Jeanine Ellinwood, Medical Director of Snowline, Dr. Michael Gaddini, and Dr. Jeff Yee.

    Snowline Hospice has been providing hospice and grief services to El Dorado County for 39 years. Individual donors, thrift store donations, and patient insurance enable all of the services provided by Snowline to be free-of-charge to residents of El Dorado, Placer and Sacramento Counties.