Barbara Sourkes

Professional Education

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (1976) PA

Residency: Boston Children's Hospital (1979) MA

Internship: Boston Children's Hospital (1976) MA

Honors & Awards

Outstanding Clinical Care award, American Psychosocial Oncology Society (2011)

Annual Honoree. Award for Creation of LPCH Palliative Care Program, Kara Grief Counseling Agency (2008)

Charles A. Corr Award for Literature, Children’s Hospice International (1999)

Administrative Appointments

Kriewall-Haehl Director, Palliative Care Program, LPCH, 2001

Opportunities for Quality Improvement in Bereavement Care at a Children's Hospital: Assessment of interdisciplinary staff perspectives
Contro, N., & Sourkes, B. M. (2012). Opportunities for Quality Improvement in Bereavement Care at a Children's Hospital: Assessment of interdisciplinary staff perspectives. JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE CARE, 28(1), 28-35.

Textbook of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care
Wolfe, Hinds, & Sourkes. (2011). Textbook of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care.

Pediatric Palliative Care
Brown, & Sourkes. (2010). Pediatric Palliative Care. Textbook of Pediatric Psychosomatic Medicine Consultation on Physically Ill Children.

Special Care Considerations for the Dying Child.
Sourkes, & Wolfe. (2009). Special Care Considerations for the Dying Child. Handbook of Psychiatry in Palliative Medicine: Second Edition.

Food, toys, and love: pediatric palliative care.
Sourkes, B., Frankel, L., Brown, M., Contro, N., Benitz, W., & Sunde, C. (2005). Food, toys, and love: pediatric palliative care. Current problems in pediatric and adolescent health care, 35(9), 350-386.

Armfuls of Time: The Psychological Experience of the Child with a Life-threatening Illness
Sourkes. (1995). Armfuls of Time: The Psychological Experience of the Child with a Life-threatening Illness.

The Deepening Shade: Pyschological Aspects of Life-Threatening Illness
Sourkes. (1982). The Deepening Shade: Pyschological Aspects of Life-Threatening Illness.

The Psychological Impact of Life-Limiting Conditions on the Child
Aldridge, & Sourkes. (2012). The Psychological Impact of Life-Limiting Conditions on the Child. Oxford Textbook of Pediatric Palliative Care: Second Edition.

Principles of Psychotherapy
Strada, & Sourkes. (2010). Principles of Psychotherapy. Psycho-Oncology (2nd edition),.

Away from Home: Experiences of Mexican American Families in Pediatric Palliative Care.
Contro, Davies, Larson, & Sourkes. (2010). Away from Home: Experiences of Mexican American Families in Pediatric Palliative Care. J. Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care, 6(3).

Palliative Care for the Child with Advanced Cancer
Ulrich, Sourkes, & Wolfe. (2010). Palliative Care for the Child with Advanced Cancer. Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology: Sixth Edition.

Psychotherapy in the Palliative Care Setting
Sourkes, & Strada. (2009). Psychotherapy in the Palliative Care Setting. Primary Psychiatry, 16(5).

Conducting a Qualitative Culture Study of Pediatric Palliative Care
Davies, Larson, Contro, Ablin, Chesla, & Cohen. (2009). Conducting a Qualitative Culture Study of Pediatric Palliative Care. Qualitative Health Research, 19.

Single parents of children with chronic illness: An understudied phenomenon
Brown, R. T., Wiener, L., Kupst, M. J., Brennan, T., Behrman, R., & Zeltzer, L. (2008). Single parents of children with chronic illness: An understudied phenomenon. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGY, 33(4), 408-421.

Introduction of a Pediatric Palliative Care Curriculum for pediatric residents
Schiffman, J. D., Chamberlain, L. J., Palmer, L., Contro, N., Sourkes, B., & Sectish, T. C. (2008). Introduction of a Pediatric Palliative Care Curriculum for pediatric residents. JOURNAL OF PALLIATIVE MEDICINE, 11(2), 164-170.

Psychotherapy in pediatric palliative care
Brown, M. R., & Sourkes, B. (2006). Psychotherapy in pediatric palliative care. CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 15(3), 585-?.

Hospital staff and family perspectives regarding quality of pediatric palliative care
Contro, N. A., Larson, J., Scofield, S., Sourkes, B., & Cohen, H. J. (2004). Hospital staff and family perspectives regarding quality of pediatric palliative care. PEDIATRICS, 114(5), 1248-1252.

Family perspectives on the quality of pediatric palliative care
Contro, N., Larson, J., Scofield, S., Sourkes, B., & Cohen, H. (2002). Family perspectives on the quality of pediatric palliative care. ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS & ADOLESCENT MEDICINE, 156(1), 14-19.