Alison Burns

Alison Burns, MS, CCLS

Certified Child Life Specialist

    Contact: 617-355-0827

Medical Services


  • Surgery


  • Kidney Transplant Program
  • Liver Transplant Program
  • Lung Transplant Program
  • Intestine and Multivisceral Transplant Program
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-0827

Experience and Education

Professional History

Alison Burns, MS, CCLS, joined the child life department working on 10 South, the solid organ transplant unit, in April, 2015. She earned her MS in graduated in Child Life and Family-Centered Care from Wheelock College in Boston, MA, and is certified through the Child Life Council. Alison has experience as a child life specialist working at Franciscan Hospital for Children in Brighton, MA, and at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Waltham satellite location.

To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-0827


We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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