Jennifer Cobelli Kett, MD, MA

Jennifer Cobelli Kett, MD, MA

Palliative Care Program, Bioethics Consultation Service, Fetal Care and Treatment Center

On staff since August 2020

Children's Title: Division Head, Medical Director, Bioethics Consultation Service and Palliative Care, Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics and Palliative Care

Academic Title: Associate Professor, Division of Bioethics and Palliative Care; Department of Pediatrics

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research, Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics and Palliative Care

  • Biography

    • Related Pages

    • Kett Lab

      The Kett Lab's primary research interest is communication and medical decision-making with the families of sick children and the NICU families in particular.

  • Patient Testimonials

  • Publications

    Other Publications

    • Kett JC, Olszewski AE, Diekema DS, Wilfond BS, Wightman A
      A 2020 Executive Order That Threatens Progress in Shared Decision-Making.
      33811178 Pediatrics, 2021 May : 147(5)
    • Kett JC
      The Shameful Grief of Unimportant Losses.
      32552374 Journal of palliative medicine, 2021 Jan. : 24(1)137
    • Kett JC
      Who Is the Next "Baby Doe?" From Trisomy 21 to Trisomy 13 and 18 and Beyond.
      32737226 Pediatrics, 2020 Aug. : 146(Suppl 1)S9-S12
    • Kett JC, Cunningham ML, Wightman A
      The legacy of language: Disfigurement bias in the NICU.
      32073682 Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992), 2020 May : 109(5)880-882
    • Patneaude A, Kett J
      Cultural Responsiveness and Palliative Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
      34223473 Palliative medicine reports, 2020 : 1(1)171-173 PMCID:PMC8241343


Board Certification(s)

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Medical/Professional School

Yeshiva University Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY


Children's Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, NY


Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Harborview Medical Center/University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, WA