Christy Cummings

Christy  Cummings, MD

Physician in Medicine

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-2539
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Medical Services

Specialties

  • Newborn Medicine

Departments

  • Medicine
  • Newborn Medicine
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Experience and Education

Education

Medical School

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2006

Residency, Pediatrics

Yale University School of Medicine , 2006-2009

Fellowship, Neonatology, Bioethics Track

Yale University School of Medicine , 2009-2012

Fellowship, Medical Ethics

Harvard Medical School , 2012-2013

Certifications

  • Pediatrics

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Publications

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  1. Cummings CL. On Being Fired: When Patients or Their Parents Fire Their Physician. Hastings Cent Rep. 2016 Sep; 46(5):3-4.
  2. Cummings CL. Teaching and assessing ethics in the newborn ICU. Semin Perinatol. 2016 Jun; 40(4):261-9.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Cummings CL. Patient and trainee: learning when to step in. Hastings Cent Rep. 2013 Jul-Aug; 43(4):5-6.
  7. Cummings CL. Communication in the era of COWs: technology and the physician-patient-parent relationship. Pediatrics. 2013 Mar; 131(3):401-3.
  8. 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.
  9. Cummings CL. Expectations. Hastings Cent Rep. 2012 Mar-Apr; 42(2):8-9.
  10. 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.
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  12. Cummings CL, Mercurio MR. Ethics for the pediatrician: autonomy, beneficence, and rights. Pediatr Rev. 2010 Jun; 31(6):252-5.
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