Lives Less Ordinary (The New Yorker)

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The New YorkerAttending physician Christina Ullrich ’94 features prominently in this New Yorker piece about the Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT) at Boston Children’s Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

“Perhaps it sounds like reinventing the wheel,” Ullrich tells writer and Harvard physician Jerome Groopman. “But the PACT approach was what I had hoped medicine would be.”

PACT is one of the country’s first pediatric palliative-care programs, according to the story. And Ullrich was one of the first physicians in the country to be trained in the discipline.

A subscription may be needed to read the full story, published 1/20/14 by The New Yorker.