Hema Navaneethan, MD


Medical school: University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
Residency: Children’s Mercy Hospital-Kansas City (Pediatrics)
Fellowship: University of Kansas/Children’s Mercy Hospital (Hospice and Palliative Medicine)

Current position/s: Assistant Professor, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Assistant Program Director, Site Director of pediatric inpatient palliative medicine consults

Clinical work: Inpatient and outpatient pediatric palliative care

 Specific interests within palliative medicine:

Favorite quote/source of inspiration: “You may not control life’s circumstances, but getting to be the author of your life means getting to control what you do with them.”

Other factoids: I enjoy hiking and traveling! I am always planning my next meal. I have two very lazy dogs.