Elizabeth Schleck



Elizabeth Schleck joined Hospice of the Piedmont (HOP) in 2020, initially serving as a Hospice Nurse Liaison at the University of Virginia Medical Center. In this role, she was instrumental in guiding patients and families through the hospice care process, including explaining benefits, evaluating needs, and coordinating necessary equipment. In 2024, Elizabeth transitioned to the HOP Palliative Medicine team, working closely with providers, intake staff, and patients to deliver comprehensive care.

Elizabeth’s nursing journey began with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from UVA in 1983, followed by extensive experience in the ICU and emergency departments. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing from George Mason University in 1996, embarking on a fulfilling career as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Before HOP, she provided primary care in Roanoke and Richmond, VA, and later specialized in trauma and orthopedic trauma care at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

Beyond her professional life, Elizabeth enjoys bicycling, hiking, and spending quality time with her family, friends, and dogs. What she values most about working at HOP is the opportunity to make medical concepts accessible to families, helping them understand their options and find joy in life amidst challenging times.