Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for Dana-Farber patients & families Learn more
Please note that some translations using Google Translate may not be accurately represented and downloaded documents cannot be translated. Dana-Farber assumes no liability for inaccuracies that may result from using this third-party tool, which is for website translation and not clinical interactions. You may request a live medical interpreter for a discussion about your care.
Since our inception in 1999, the Pediatric Patient and Family Advisory Council (PPFAC) has served as a national model for healthcare institutions. By partnering with staff members of Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, we
help improve the patient experience and ensure patient- and family-centered care.
Do you want to share your voice and experience, guide the development of projects, and shape key decisions that affect the patient care and family experience at Dana-Farber? Contact us today.
You do not need to be a member to provide your input, although new applicants are always welcome. Five to six key administrative staff members serve as voting members of the Councils. Other staff leaders are invited guests and routinely attend meetings.
Read our brochure about the Pediatric Patient and Family Advisory Council,
including how you can become a member. You may also call 617-632-4527 or email MonicaN_LazaroDavadi@dfci.harvard.edu.
Apply to join the Pediatric Patient and Family Advisory Council
Mark's daughter was two when she became a patient at the Jimmy Fund Clinic. Mark feels strongly that every family going through cancer treatment should be able to make informed decisions and be active partners with their care team.
Chloe was a patient at the Jimmy Fund Clinic when she was a teenager. Being a teen going through treatment brings a unique set of challenges and experiences. Chloe provides insight into this patient perspective, while advocating for the needs of current
Learn about the Adult Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC)
New Patient Appointments
Pediatric Patient and Family COVID-19 Open ForumClinical experts and leaders from Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center hosted a virtual forum on July 7, 2020, to give pediatric patients and family members an update on COVID-19 research and news, along with a closer look at what we're doing to ensure a safe environment of care.