Megan Doherty

Megan Doherty is a specialist in pediatric palliative care and a member of the faculty in the Department of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. She is a consultant physician on the pediatric palliative care team at the Children’s Hospital of East Ontario (CHEO) and Roger Neilson House, a pediatric hospice, in Ottawa. Megan leads the Children’s Palliative Care Initiative in Bangladesh and directs the Pediatric Palliative Care Program of Two Worlds Cancer Collaboration in Hyderabad, India.


Helping parents through perinatal palliative care
Perinatal palliative care
Reframing hope and talking about loss
Ways to recognize and remember the child that died
Bringing back a sense of control for parents of a child in perinatal care