BS, Biology, (summa cum laude), Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL
MA, Bioethics (magnum cum laude), Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
MD, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA (Highest Quartile)
Internship, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
Residency, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
Dr. Alexis Morvant known as “Dr Mo,” is a native of Thibodaux, Louisiana. She completed her medical doctorate at LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. Before this, she received a Master’s degree in Bioethics from Loyola Marymount University. She then completed post-graduate training at the Vanderbilt Pediatric Residency Program and then the Harvard Palliative Medicine Pediatric Fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Her current position is Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at LSU Health Sciences Center and Chief of the Pediatric Palliative Care Program at Children’s Hospital New Orleans. She is the founder and Chair of the Gulf States Pediatric Palliative Care Consortium, which currently has over 50 members and nine disciplines represented spanning both Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. Dr. Morvant founded the Developing Pediatric Palliative Care Working Group, which is composed of program leaders around the U.S. and Canada to bring voices together to identify needs of our field. Dr. Morvant has given >100 lectures in her career on topics that span from ethics to palliative care to hospice care to the wellbeing of the modern healthcare provider: Ethical And Moral Responsibility Of Patients Who Meet Criteria For Brain Death; Decision-Making In The Adolescent Patient; Introduction to Pediatric Palliative Care; Advance Care Planning In The Neonate, Child, Adolescent, And Young Adult; Medical Neglect In The Setting Of A Life-Limiting Illness; Pediatric Palliative Care Program Development; Serious Illness Communication; Serious Illness Advocacy; Hospice Concurrent Care Policy And Reimbursement; Pediatric Triage in a State of Emergency; End Of Life Care Symptom Management For The Dying Neonate; Child, Adolescent, And Young Adult; And Resiliency And Grief Of The Modern Physician And Trainee.
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