Emily Springer

Certified Child Life Specialist

    Contact: (617) 355-0643

Medical Services


  • Cardiology
  • Child Development
  • Cognitive and Emotional Development
  • Coping in Children with Medical Illnesses
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Infant Neurodevelopment


  • Cardiology


  • English


  • Cardiac Inpatient Unit
  • Heart Transplant Program
To schedule an appointment: Call (617) 355-0643

Experience and Education


Undergraduate Degree

University of Massachusetts, 2011

Amherst, Massachusetts

Graduate Degree

Bank Street College of Education, 2014

New York, NY


  • Certified Child Life Specialist

Professional History

Emily Springer, MS, CCLS joined the Heart Transplant team in September, 2016. Prior to working on the Cardiac Inpatient Unit, Emily spent time in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Medical/Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Boston Children's Hospital. Emily graduated with her MS in child life from Bank Street College of Education. Emily has worked with children facing medical adversities at Franciscan Children's and Maimonides Infants & Children's Hospital in Brooklyn, NY.

Philosophy of Care

Emily's philosophy of care is based on supporting and healing the whole child's mind, body, and spirit through play. Emily promotes a strength-based approach by helping patients and families harness their resilience and strength under challenging circumstances. Emily strives to empower patients and families to use positive coping techniques and advocacy during their health care experiences.

To schedule an appointment: Call (617) 355-0643
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- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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