Posts by Leah B. Rosenberg, MD
Group Report: Psychological Aspects of Palliative Care
Leah B. Rosenberg, MD, and Vicki A. Jackson, MD, MPH, of the Division of Palliative Care, and a multidisciplinary panel of colleagues have developed a conceptual model of the psychological aspects of palliative care that support patients' adaptive coping.
Editorial: Bringing Connection and Empathy to the Socially Distant Family Meeting
Massachusetts General Hospital clinicians share their strategies for supporting patients and families during inpatient goals of care discussions during the COVID-19 pandemic, when the number of visitors is limited and "low-touch" precautions are required.
Editorial: Assess a Seriously Ill Patient's "Prognostic Awareness" Before Transfer to Tertiary Center
Before transferring a seriously ill patient to another hospital, consider the losses that can be associated with “doing everything” when efforts might be better spent on ensuring comfort.
Leah Rosenberg, MD, is an attending physician in the Palliative Care Service at Massachusetts General Hospital who received her medical degree with Distinction in Research from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She completed residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University Medical Center and completed fellowship at Mass General and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through the Harvard Palliative Medicine Fellowship. She joined both the Division of Palliative Care & Geriatric Medicine as well as the Hospital Medicine Group in September 2014. Her interests include the integration of palliative care into general internal medicine practice, medical education and psychological issues in seriously ill patients.