EDUCATION

Medical School

  • University of Zagreb School of Medicine , 1993 , Split , Croatia

Internship

Pediatrics
  • New England Medical Center , 1998 , Boston , MA

Residency

Pediatrics
  • New England Medical Center , 2000 , Boston , MA

Fellowship

Neonatal -Perinatal Medicine
  • New England Medical Center , 2003 , Boston , MA

Philosophy of Care

In the Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) our philosophy is to ensure that every patient receives the best care for the best possible outcomes. We consider our “patient” to be the baby and the family; we are constantly striving to serve the needs of both. This requires a team based approach with all members being essential.

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Dr. Ivana Culic received her medical training at the University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Croatia. Following medical school she participated in basic science research at Boston University School of Medicine. She completed Transitional year residency at the Lemuel Shattuck Hospital in Boston, followed by residency in Pediatrics and Fellowship in Neonatology at Tufts Medical Center, Floating Hospital for Children. Her clinical interests include neonatal/perinatal quality improvement and organization of neonatal care. Dr. Culic is the medical director of Special Care Nursery at Beverly Hospital where she provides majority of her clinical work.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Widom RL, Culic I, Lee JY, Korn JH. Cloning and characterization of hcKrox, a transcriptional regulator of extracellular matrix gene expression. Gene. 1997 Oct 01; 198(1-2):407-20. View abstract