Clinical Interests: Dr. Loren is passionate about engaging families in partnerships with the clinical care team. She describes her motivation as “In this I believe...a society is defined by how it provides care for its most vulnerable members.”
Scholarly Focus: Dr. Loren divides her academic pursuits following two distinct avenues. Within neonatology her scholarly focus centers around team collaboration between families and providers, specifically regarding inter‐professional and parent‐provider communication centered on issues of transparency and accountability. She has been a principal investigator and co‐investigator on several projects studying communication of unanticipated outcomes and disclosure of medical errors throughout the continuum of perinatal and newborn care. Outside of neonatology Dr Loren is an impassioned advocate for gender diversity, equity and inclusion education, leading multi‐media workshops regionally and nationally.
Administration/Education Roles: Dr Loren mentors and supports residents and fellows at the University of Washington NICU. She also leads Neonatal Resuscitation Program courses for residents, clinical faculty and community providers. Dr Loren serves on the UW Medicine LGBTQ Clinical Care Advisory Committee and on the UWMC Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee, she serves as one of the faculty advisors to PedsPride (Department of Pediatrics LGBTQ affinity group).