About Katharine Davidoff, MD

Dr. Davidoff is an Attending Physician with the Pediatric Palliative Care Team at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children (MGHfC). She earned her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency at University of Massachusetts Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, MA. After a Chief Resident year at UMass, she completed her fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine with the Harvard Interprofessional Palliative Care Fellowship, based primarily at Boston Children's Hospital. 

She has interests in medical education, communication skills, and caring for children with complex medical needs or challenging symptoms. 

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Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-643-9079
Fax: 617-724-8896

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Medical Education

  • MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Residency, UMASS Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

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Research interests include quality improvement in telemedicine delivery within palliative care, the role of religion and spirituality in parental decision-making, and palliative care education for pediatric residents. 

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