Dr. Donna Goff received her Doctor of Medicine with Distinction in Research at Albany Medical College in Albany, New York, followed by residency training in pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco and Benioff Children’s Hospital. She went on to complete a fellowship in pediatric cardiology and a senior fellowship in echocardiography and fetal echocardiography at the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. Prior to joining the faculty of McGovern Medical School, where she is now a visiting associate professor of pediatrics, she was an assistant professor of pediatrics in the division of Pediatric Cardiology at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in California.
Dr. Goff is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both pediatric cardiology and general pediatrics. She has lectured widely and is the author of several peer-reviewed research publications and abstracts, editorials, reviews and book chapters.
Her research interests include understanding fetal brain development in congenital heart disease (CHD) and how this influences neurodevelopmental outcomes in infants and children with CHD. She is a recipient of a California March of Dimes Community Service Grant to improve prenatal detection of CHD in patients in the Inland Empire Region of Southern California.