Julia Kearney, MDDirector of Pediatric Psycho-Oncology

Julia Kearney M.D. is Director of Pediatric Psycho-Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where she treats the psychiatric needs of patients with pediatric cancers and their parents. She also currently serves as Interim Director of the Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care team and is board certified in pediatrics, psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, consultation-liaison psychiatry.

She co-authored the Standards of Psychosocial Care for Children with Cancer and their Families, and has published work on the parents of children with cancer, pediatric delirium, peri-transplant psychiatric consultation, communication skills training, and is currently working on developing novel intervention for adolescents with cancer.

Session(s):
General Session: Communicating with Adolescents at End of Life: Ethical Dilemmas and Practical Solutions (104)
Facility:
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Location:
New York, New York