About Davida Schiff, MD

Dr. Schiff is a general academic pediatrician, addiction medicine physician, and health services researcher focused on improving care for families impacted by substance use disorder (SUD). She is the Director of Perinatal and Family-based SUDs Care at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she founded the HOPE Clinic, a multidisciplinary program caring for pregnant and parenting people with substance use disorder and their families from the time of conception through the first two years postpartum.

Dr. Schiff completed her undergraduate training at Columbia University, medical training at the Boston University School of Medicine, pediatrics residency in the Boston Combined Residency Program at Boston Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital, general pediatrics research fellowship at Boston Medical Center, and master’s program in health services research from the Boston University School of Public Health. She has received federal funding from NIDA, SAMHSA, and the Department of Justice. Her scholarship has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Pediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Addiction, among other journals. She is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.

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Mass General for Children: General Academic Pediatrics
125 Nashua St.
Suite 8630
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-2000

Medical Education

  • MD, Boston University
  • Residency, Boston Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Boston Medical Center

American Board Certifications

  • Addiction Medicine, American Board of Preventative Medicine
  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

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