Sarah Hilgenberg, MD


Bio:   Dr. Sarah Hilgenberg specializes in the treatment of hospitalized children. She has practiced Pediatric Hospital Medicine for more than 6 years. She has particular interests in optimizing patient-family-physician communication and in teaching medical trainees. She enjoys spending time with her family outdoors.

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (2010)
  • Residency: University of Washington Childrens Hospital and Regional Medical Center (2010) WA
  • Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine (2007) CA

Honors & Awards

  • ROSE Award for recognition of service excellence, LPCH (2012)
  • Rathmann Clinician Research Scholar in Medical Education, Stanford University (2014-2015)
  • Advancing Pediatric Educator eXcellence Teaching Program Scholar, American Academy of Pediatrics (2014-2016)
  • Dedication to Excellence - Watsonville Hospitalist Elective Rotation, Pediatric Residency Program, Stanford University (June 2015)
  • Rotation of the Year Award - Night Float Rotation, Pediatric Residency Program, Stanford University (June 2015)
  • Novice Research Grant, Society for Simulation in Healthcare (2016-17)
  • Special Projects Grant, Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD) (2016-17)

Administrative Appointments

  • Physician Lead, Patient Experience, LPCH (2013 - 2015)
  • Associate Program Director of Curriculum, Pediatric Residency Program (2013 - Present)
  • Associate Program Director, Valley Children's Hospital-Stanford Affiliated Residency Program, Pediatric Residency Program (2015 - Present)