EDUCATION

Medical School

  • University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry , 2006 , Rochester , NY

Residency

Pediatrics
  • Yale University School of Medicine , 2009 , New Haven , CT

Fellowship

Neonatology - Bioethics Track
  • Yale University School of Medicine , 2012 , New Haven , CT

Fellowship

Medical Ethics
  • Harvard Medical School , 2013 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Cummings CL, Geis GM, Feldman HA, Berson ER, Kesselheim JC. Assessing Ethics Knowledge: Development of a Test of Ethics Knowledge in Neonatology. J Pediatr. 2018 May 10. View abstract
  2. Arzuaga BH, Wraight CL, Cummings CL, Mao W, Miedema D, Brodsky DD. Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders in the Neonatal ICU: Experiences and Beliefs Among Staff. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Apr 16. View abstract
  3. Cummings CL. Hope, Fantasy, and Communication in the ICU: Translating Frameworks into Clinical Practice. Am J Bioeth. 2018 Jan; 18(1):21-23. View abstract
  4. Blumenthal-Barby JS, Loftis L, Cummings CL, Meadow W, Lemmon M, Ubel PA, McCullough L, Rao E, Lantos JD. Should Neonatologists Give Opinions Withdrawing Life-sustaining Treatment? Pediatrics. 2016 Dec; 138(6). View abstract
  5. Cummings CL. On Being Fired: When Patients or Their Parents Fire Their Physician. Hastings Cent Rep. 2016 09; 46(5):3-4. View abstract
  6. Arzuaga BH, Cummings CL. Practices and education surrounding anticipated periviable deliveries among neonatal-perinatal medicine and maternal-fetal medicine fellowship programs. J Perinatol. 2016 Sep; 36(9):699-703. View abstract
  7. Cummings CL. Teaching and assessing ethics in the newborn ICU. Semin Perinatol. 2016 06; 40(4):261-9. View abstract
  8. Langer T, Cummings CL, Meyer EC. When worlds intersect: practical and ethical challenges when caring for international patients in the NICU. J Perinatol. 2015 Dec; 35(12):982-4. View abstract
  9. Cummings CL, Geis GM, Kesselheim JC, Sayeed S. Ethics and professionalism education during neonatal-perinatal fellowship training in the United States. J Perinatol. 2015 Oct; 35(10):875-9. View abstract
  10. Cummings CL, Diefenbach KA, Mercurio MR. Counselling variation among physicians regarding intestinal transplant for short bowel syndrome. J Med Ethics. 2014 Oct; 40(10):665-70. View abstract
  11. Cummings CL. Patient and trainee: learning when to step in. Hastings Cent Rep. 2013 Jul-Aug; 43(4):5-6. View abstract
  12. Cummings CL. Communication in the era of COWs: technology and the physician-patient-parent relationship. Pediatrics. 2013 Mar; 131(3):401-3. View abstract
  13. Cummings CL, Mercurio MR. Ethics of emerging technologies and their transition to accepted practice: intestinal transplant for short bowel syndrome. J Perinatol. 2012 Oct; 32(10):752-6. View abstract
  14. Cummings CL. Expectations. Hastings Cent Rep. 2012 Mar-Apr; 42(2):8-9. View abstract
  15. Gozzo YF, Cummings CL, Chapman RL, Bizzarro MJ, Mercurio MR. Who is performing medical procedures in the neonatal intensive care unit? J Perinatol. 2011 Mar; 31(3):206-11. View abstract
  16. Cummings CL, Mercurio MR. Ethics for the pediatrician: autonomy, beneficence, and rights. Pediatr Rev. 2010 Jun; 31(6):252-5. View abstract