PEDIATRIC SERIES: Deep in the Weeds
Medical marijuana and pediatric palliative care
In this webinar, we will discuss the history of medical marijuana and the current medical marijuana laws in the United States. We will also discuss current evidence and recommendations for medical marijuana use in pediatric palliative care.
Elissa Miller, MD
Chief, Division of Palliative Medicine
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Elissa Miller is the Chief of the Division of Palliative Medicine at the Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware. She attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, New York. Dr. Miller completed her pediatrics training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After finishing her pediatrics residency, she went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. In 2011, she joined the faculty at Nemours and started the hospital’s palliative care program. Since joining Nemours, Dr. Miller has built a thriving interdisciplinary palliative care team and created curricula for pediatric residents and fellow palliative care education. She has presented nationally and regionally on a number of topics.