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Samantha J. Palmaccio-Lawton, MD

  • Neonatologist, Division of Neonatology and Pulmonary Biology
  • Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


MD: Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, 2015.

Residency: Pediatrics, Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, NY, 2018.

Fellowship: Neonatology, Yale New Haven Children's Hospital, New Haven, CT, 2021.

Fellowship: Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, 2022.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2018; Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2022; Hospice and Palliative Medicine, board eligible, 2022.


neonatology; fetal care and care of infants with congenital anomalies; pediatric and perinatal palliative care

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Neonatology, Fetal Care


decision making and communication; ethics in the NICU; perinatal palliative care

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