Mona Raed, MD, FAAP

Mona Raed, MD, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Palliative Medicine

Indiana University School of Medicine


Dr. Mona Raed is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Palliative Care at Indiana University School of Medicine and Riley Hospital for Children. Dr. Raed’s clinical work focuses on providing quality of care throughout the trajectory of a child’s life-limiting illness as well as at their end of life. Her scholarly focus has been on transport home for end of life as a choice for families facing these difficult decisions. She serves as the Palliative Medicine Pediatric track fellowship co-director. She is the co-director of the Religion and Spirituality in Medicine Scholarly Concentration at the Indiana University School of Medicine. She received her Medical Doctorate at the Northeast Ohio Medical University, completed both her Pediatric Residency and her Pediatric Palliative and Hospice Medicine Fellowship at Akron Children’s Hospital. When not working, Dr. Raed enjoys reading, working out, dancing, being creative in all forms and spending time with her husband and two children.


  • 2014 – Akron Children’s Hospital, Fellowship
  • 2013 – Akron Children’s Hospital, Resident
  • 2010 – Northeastern Ohio Medical University, MD
  • 2005 – Kent State University, BS/ILS

Representative Publications

  • Raed, M., Grossoehme, D., Brown, M., Friebert, S. Hospital to Home Transport at End of Life: Survey of Clinician Experience. Palliative Medicine. 2020; 34: 424-429.
  • Depue, K., Christopher, N., Raed, M., Forbes, M., Besunder, J., Reed, M. Efficacy of IV Lidocaine to Reduce Pain and Distress Associated with Propofol Infusion in Pediatric Patients During Procedural Sedation. Pediatric Emergency Care 2013;13-6.
  • Raed, M., Khan, W., Patel, C., Smith, P., Rubin, M., and Lane, J. A Novel Approach for Evaluating the Coronary Artery Anatomy in Pediatric and Adolescent Patients  by Volume Scan/3D Isotropic Magnetic Resonance Imaging. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, Vol 2, Number 1, 180-181, January 2011.
  • Wang, L., Dlugosz, M., Somerville, R., Raed, M., Haltiwanger, R., and Apte, S. O-Fucosylation of Thrombospondin Type 1 Repeats in ADAMTS-like-1/Punctin-1 Regulates Secretion. Journal of Biological Chemistry 2007; 282(23); 17024-31.