Dr. Daniela Lamas on what she'll keep doing after the pandemic, along with 11 others.
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
Dr. Lamas in the News
Boston Globe: ICU doctor shares heartbreaking impact of hospital visitor bans as coronavirus spreads
Dr. Daniela J. Lamas is interviewed about her heartbreaking experiences in the ICU of Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Dr. Lamas' Perspectives
Dr. Daniela Lamas' latest perspective in the New York Times.
Dr. Daniela Lamas on the uncertainties facing COVID-19 survivors.
Dr. Daniela Lamas discusses the need for evidence-based treatments, and the risk of haste.
Dr. Daniela Lamas writes on the key role that families play in critical care, and on the short- and long-term challenges posed by their absence during the pandemic.
Dr. Daniela Lamas' latest opinion piece on the risks to patients in rural areas of the country.
Dr. Daniela Lamas in the Washington Post debunking some recent myths about masks.
Dr. Daniela Lamas reflects on where we are in the global pandemic.
Dr. Daniela Lamas and colleagues on the psychological impact that COVID-19-related ICU admissions may have on survivors.
Dr. Daniela Lamas writes an op-ed about COVID-19’s impact on the most vulnerable among us.