When Everybody Hurts: Rapid Creation and Implementation of Proactive Peer Support in a Time of Crisis


3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Ami Doshi, MD

Pediatric Hospitalist, Palliative Medicine Physician and Medical Director of Palliative Care, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego

Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UC San Diego School of Medicine

Dr. Ami Doshi is a pediatric hospitalist and palliative medicine physician at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego and the medical director of palliative care. She is also a clinical professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine in the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine. She serves as Vice Chair for Faculty Development and the Well-Being Director for the department of Pediatrics and is active in physician well-being at UC San Diego.

Dr. Doshi is actively involved with the education and mentorship of pediatric hospital medicine fellows and pediatric residents from UC San Diego and the Navy Medical Center San Diego as well UC San Diego medical students. Her academic interests are in palliative medicine, communication, and physician well-being. Her research focuses on palliative care education.

After earning her undergraduate degree in psychobiology at the University of Southern California, Dr. Doshi completed her medical training at University of California, Irvine and continued her pediatric residency at UC San Diego, where she completed her pediatric hospital medicine fellowship. She completed her palliative medicine training through Harvard School of Medicine’s Program in Palliative Care Education and Practice.

Dr. Doshi is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Southern California Pediatric Palliative Care Network, American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Hospice and Palliative Medicine, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and Society of Hospital Medicine.

She is passionate about providing care that adds life to the child’s days and respects what the family most values for their child.