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Ross W. Cleveland, MD

Pediatric Palliative Care Physician

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Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group


BA, University of New Hampshire, 2007
MD, McGovern Medical School, 2014

Pediatrics, University of Vermont, 2014-2017

Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Pediatric Track, University of Michigan, 2017-2018
Child Abuse Pediatrics, Hasbro Children’s Hospital, 2018-2019
Palliative Medicine Research, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 2019-2021

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (2017)
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics (2018)
  • Clinical Expertise

    • Symptom Management
    • End of Life Care
    • Life-Threatening Complex Chronic Conditions
    • Child Maltreatment

    Selected Publications

    • Cleveland, R. W., Snaman, J. M., & DeCourcey, D. D. (2021). Factors Affecting Recruitment and Participation of Bereaved Parents in Research: A Brief Report. Journal of pain and symptom management, S0885-3924(21)00280-3. Advance online publication.

    • Cleveland, R. W., Ullrich, C., Slingsby, B., & Keefer, P. (2021). Children at the Intersection of Pediatric Palliative Care and Child Maltreatment: A Vulnerable and Understudied Population. Journal of pain and symptom management, 62(1), 91–97.

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