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Daniela Lamas

MD Faculty, Serious Illness Care Program

As associate faculty on the Serious Illness Care Program, Dr. Lamas has developed a national reputation as a clinician who writes about critical health care issues. She is a pulmonary and critical care physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and an instructor at Harvard Medical School, and associate faculty at Ariadne Labs. Her clinical and research areas of focus are in long-term critical care survivorship, palliative care in the ICU and decision-making surrounding chronic critical illness.

She has written for the Atlantic and the New York Times on decision-making in health care. Her book, You Can Stop Humming Now: A Doctor's Stories of Life, Death, and in Between, was published in 2018. She is also a staff writer for the Twentieth Century Fox medical TV drama “The Resident.”

Areas of Expertise:
Health care systems
Seniors and vulnerable populations
Critical care

Dr. Lamas in the News

Dr. Lamas' Perspectives

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