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Pediatric Palliative Care

Dr. Hill’s research interests include identifying strategies to help parents, children, and healthcare providers cope with stressful situations; coping skills in the context of serious illness; how parents develop new goals when a child’s health is declining; good parent beliefs of parents of seriously ill children; and changes in self-concept for parents caring for a child with a life-threatening illness.

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Jan 11, 2019
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Dr. Walter’s research is focused on improving communication between healthcare providers and families of children with chronic illnesses. She is director of the Department of Medical Ethics and an attending physician with the Justin Michael Ingerman Center for Palliative Care at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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