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Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Neonatology


San Diego County

9300 Campus Point Drive
MC 7774
La Jolla, CA 92037


Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Neonatology


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Board Certifications

Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Neonatology




Dr. Krishelle Marc-Aurele is a neonatologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and a professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

She is board certified in pediatrics, internal medicine, neonatology and palliative medicine.

Dr. Marc-Aurele completed her neonatal fellowship at UC San Diego/Rady Children's, followed by a hospice and palliative medicine fellowship at San Diego Hospice and the Institute for Palliative Medicine.

Prior to joining Rady Children's Neonatology division full time, she worked half time as a medical director at San Diego Hospice, and as an attending physician with the UC San Diego Howell palliative service, and half time as an attending physician in the UC San Diego Hillcrest neonatal intensive care unit. She currently serves as the Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program Director.

Her clinical interests include perinatal palliative care and bereavement as well as end-of-life care. Her research involves difficult decision-making, ethics and physician-patient communication.

UCSD Profile


Overcoming Division and Bias in Mentorship: Maximizing Bidirectional Growth in Medical Training.
Pina G, Vercio C, Tsai J, Wang H, Marc-Aurele K

Neonatal Graves disease with persistent hypoglycemia: A case report.
Fine S, Gottschalk M, Marc-Aurele K

Bilateral Renal Agenesis-Interpreting the RAFT Trial.
Gyamfi-Bannerman C, Marc-Aurele K, Mestan K

Recommendations for creating a collaborative NICU environment to support teamwork and trainee education.
Marc-Aurele K, Branche T, Adams A, Feister J, Boyle K, Frontline Provider Interprofessional Writing Group (FLIP), Scala M

Communication in the neonatal ICU for Spanish speaking parents: a qualitative interview study.
Batton E, Hurst S, Ramos C, Catalan L, Freeman M, Marc-Aurele K

A neonatal case of vascular ring with Alagille syndrome.
Lee PS, Silva Sepulveda JA, Del Campo M, Leibel SL, Hildreth A, Marc-Aurele KL

Empowering Pediatric Palliative Homecare Patients and Caregivers with Symptom Management Plans.
Larrow A, Doshi A, Fisher E, Patel A, Marc-Aurele K, Rhee KE, Beauchamp-Walters J

Impact of Home-Based Pediatric Palliative Care on Hospital and Emergency Department Utilization at a Single Institution.
Bower KA, Lau M, Short R, Lawrence S, Beauchamp-Walters J, Marc-Aurele K

Retrospective Pediatric Telepalliative Care Experience.
Schmitt S, Ebby C, Doshi A, Bower K, Marc-Aurele K

Decisions Parents Make When Faced With Potentially Life-Limiting Fetal Diagnoses and the Importance of Perinatal Palliative Care.
Marc-Aurele KL

Haemodynamic effects of premedication for neonatal intubation: an observational study.
Truong L, Kim JH, Katheria AC, Finer NN, Marc-Aurele K

A fetal diagnostic center's referral rate for perinatal palliative care.
Marc-Aurele KL, Hull AD, Jones MC, Pretorius DH

Enlarged Cavum Septi Pellucidi and Vergae in the Fetus: A Cause for Concern.
Ho YK, Turley M, Marc-Aurele KL, Jones MC, Housman E, Engelkemier D, Romine LE, Khanna PC, Pretorius DH

Primary palliative care in neonatal intensive care.
Marc-Aurele KL, English NK

Parent Misidentification Leading to the Breastfeeding of the Wrong Baby in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Sauer CW, Marc-Aurele KL

A Neonate with Susceptibility to Long QT Syndrome Type 6 who Presented with Ventricular Fibrillation and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death.
Sauer CW, Marc-Aurele KL

Attempting to Honor Beliefs of Jehovah's Witnesses at the Edge of Viability in an Infant Born at 23 Weeks' Gestational Age.
Sauer CW, Marc-Aurele KL

Maternal Iodine Exposure: A Case of Fetal Goiter and Neonatal Hearing Loss.
Overcash RT, Marc-Aurele KL, Hull AD, Ramos GA

Evaluation of the content and process of informed consent discussions for neonatal research.
Marc-Aurele KL, Steinman SL, Ransom KM, Finer NN, Dunn LB

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