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Heather Finlay-Morreale, MD, Pediatrics, Worcester, MA

HeatherEFinlay-MorrealeMDFAAP(She/Her)

Pediatrics Worcester, MA

Pediatrician

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Summary

  • Dr. Heather Finlay-Morreale is a pediatrician. She received her MD from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She is experienced in pediatrics, healthcare social media, advocacy for the disabled (both as patients and doctors). She is an essayist on doctoring and chronic pain/chronic illness/disability featured in KevinMD, Pharos, Psychology Today, the Mighty, JAMA Neurology, Yahoo Life, and Doximity.
  • Children are Suffering In Silence and What Pediatricians Can Do About It

    Interview with PedChat

    Meet Heather Finlay-Morreale, MD

    Watch my UMass You Tube video.

Education & Training

  • Tufts Medical Center
    Tufts Medical CenterResidency, Pediatrics, 2010 - 2013
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
    University of Cincinnati College of MedicineClass of 2010

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2013 - 2023
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 2nd Place Helen H. Glaser Essay in Humanism in Medicine AOA Pharos, 2208
  • Ell Scholar Northeastern University, 1994-1998

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Case 4: 18-year-old Young Man with Chest Pressure, Shortness of Breath, Fatigue, and Hyponatremia  
    Finlay-Morreale, Heather, Pediatrics in Review, 12/1/2018

Books/Book Chapters

Authored Content

  • A Pain Diagnosis JourneyJune 2020
  • How COVID-19 Impacts People with DisabilitiesMay 2020
  • How COVID-19 Impacts People with DisabilitiesMay 2020
  • Do You Screen for ACEs? Here's Why You ShouldJanuary 2020
  • When You Live with the Bear: The Effects of Childhood Toxic StressJanuary 2020
  • Medical Training Is an Atheistic ExperienceDecember 2019
  • How to Make Room for Religion in the Clinical EncounterDecember 2019
  • The Re-Education of a Physician into the School of PainSeptember 2019
  • Are People Who Use Opioids Treated like AIDS Patients Were in the 1980s?June 2019
  • Are People Who Use Opioids Treated like AIDS Patients Were in the 1980s?June 2019
  • Painting the PainFebruary 2019
  • Painting the PainFebruary 2019
  • I Saw Music Heal Others, Then It Healed MeNovember 2018
  • I Saw Music Heal Others, Then It Healed MeNovember 2018
  • The First Time I Saw a Warm Human HeartAugust 2018
  • Our Health System Is a Sick SystemAugust 2018
  • Our Health System Is a Sick SystemAugust 2018
  • The Rewards of the Diversity of Primary CareAugust 2018
  • We Shouldn’t Have to Tweet Our TraumaJune 2018
  • We Shouldn’t Have to Tweet Our TraumaJune 2018
  • We Shouldn’t Have to Tweet Our TraumaJune 2018
  • We Shouldn’t Have to Tweet Our TraumaJune 2018
  • We Shouldn’t Have to Tweet Our TraumaJune 2018
  • We Shouldn’t Have to Tweet Our TraumaJune 2018
  • Being Mindful for the ZebrasApril 2018
  • Being Mindful for the ZebrasApril 2018
  • A Different Kind of Case Study — with the Doctor as the PatientJanuary 2018
  • A Different Kind of Case Study — with the Doctor as the PatientJanuary 2018
  • The AAP : Stepping up for Kids Facing Gun ViolenceSeptember 2017
  • The AAP : Stepping up for Kids Facing Gun ViolenceSeptember 2017
  • The AAP : Stepping up for Kids Facing Gun ViolenceSeptember 2017
  • Photoscreening for Kids’ Vision Loss: The Time Has ComeAugust 2017
  • Photoscreening for Kids’ Vision Loss: The Time Has ComeAugust 2017
  • Photoscreening for Kids’ Vision Loss: The Time Has ComeAugust 2017
  • Photoscreening for Kids’ Vision Loss: The Time Has ComeAugust 2017
  • Photoscreening for Kids’ Vision Loss: The Time Has ComeAugust 2017
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Press Mentions

  • Being Mindful for the Zebras
    Being Mindful for the ZebrasMay 20th, 2018
  • It Is Refreshing and Exciting to Hear a Pediatrician Write About This Void in Patient Care. Thank You for Shouting Us Out and Supporting Photoscreening!
    It Is Refreshing and Exciting to Hear a Pediatrician Write About This Void in Patient Care. Thank You for Shouting Us Out and Supporting Photoscreening!August 30th, 2017
  • How to Tell if Your Teen Is Under Too Much Pressure and What You Can Do
    How to Tell if Your Teen Is Under Too Much Pressure and What You Can DoMarch 25th, 2018
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Committees

  • DEI committee on disabilities, Univ Massachusetts Medical School 2020 - Present
  • student member, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Curriculum committee 2006 - 2007
  • student member, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine Curriculum Committee 1998 - 1999

Professional Memberships