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Jeffrey Burns | Medical Services

Programs & Services


  • English

Jeffrey Burns | Education

Medical School

Tufts University School of Medicine

Boston, MA


Boston Children's Hospital

Boston, MA


Boston Children's Hospital

Boston, MA


Pediatric Critical Care

Boston Children's Hospital

Boston, MA

Jeffrey Burns | Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Critical Care Medicine)

Jeffrey Burns | Professional History

Dr. Jeffrey Burns is Chief and Shapiro Chair of Critical Care Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and Professor of Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School.

As Chair of the ICU Governance Committee, he leads a collaboration of the physician and nursing leadership across the 4 intensive care units at BCH, and currently serves as the Program Director for the Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Burns founded the BCH Simulation Program in 2000 and in 2008, and has published more than 200 articles, reviews, and educational media in pediatric critical care medicine. He and lectures widely nationally and internationally and is currently a Co-Chair of the NIH RECOVER Initiative Steering Committee and President-elect of the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive & Critical Care Societies. He has received several awards over the years including the Dharmapuri Award for advancing the care of critically ill children in 2018, as well as the Distinguished Career Award in 2020, both from the Society of Critical Care Medicine.


Jeffrey Burns | Publications