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Speak with one of our New Patient Coordinators to schedule an appointment, refer a patient or request a second opinion. In urgent cases, we can typically see new patients within 24 hours.

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Our Affiliations
HMS Affiliate

Dana-Farber/Boston Children's is a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

Our Affiliations

Christina K. Ullrich, MD, MPH

  • Institute Physician
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Appointment Phone

  • 888-733-4662 (New Pediatric Patients)
  • 617-632-3270 (Established Pediatric Patients)


  • 617-582-7271


Treatment Centers


Clinical Interests

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, Palliative care, Symptom management



Board Certifications

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology
  • Pediatrics


  • Boston Children's Hospital, Health Services Research, 2007
  • Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2007
  • Boston Children's Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Pediatric Palliative Care, 2007


  • Boston Combined Residency Program, Boston Children's Hospital/Boston Medical Center, Pediatrics, 2004


  • Children's Hospital Boston, 2002

Medical School

  • Harvard Medical School, 2001


Pediatric Palliative Care

Christina Ullrich, MD, MPH, is a physician in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant as well as Pediatric Palliative Care at Boston Children’s Hospital /Dana Farber Cancer Institute and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. After receiving her MD degree (2001) from Harvard Medical School she pursued training in pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital.   She subsequently completed dual fellowships in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Pediatric Palliative Care at Boston Children’s Hospital/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.  Her research training included a Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research fellowship as well as completion of a MPH degree in Clinical Effectiveness (2008) from the Harvard School of Public Health.  Dr. Ullrich is examining symptom management in children with cancer, with a focus on fatigue. She is also currently investigating the palliative care needs of children who undergo hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, supported by a K23 Career Development Award from the National Heart, Lung and Blood institute.  Dr. Ullrich is a 2007 Olive Branch Scholar of the National Palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC) and serves on the Scientific Review Committee of the NPCRC.