Neonatal palliative care; Clinician-to-parent communication; Critical care neonatology
Dr. Renee Boss is an associate professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise are neonatology and neonatal palliative care. She founded the Palliative Care Working Group in the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.
Dr. Boss is a member of the Maryland Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition, the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and also sits on the Johns Hopkins Ethics Committee.
She was recently elected to the Society for Pediatric Research for her contributions to the study of childhood disease. Previously, she was awarded the Young Investigators Award from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, including the American Journal of Medicine, the Journal of Palliative Medicine and Pediatrics.
After receiving her medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Boss completed her residency in pediatrics at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She performed her neonatology fellowship at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.