Sarah E. Norris, MD
- Practice Specialty
- Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Pediatrics, Pediatrics - Critical Care Medicine
- Medical Education
- Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara
- Medical College of Georgia
- Childrens Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati
Medical College of Georgia
- Main Location
- Academic Title
- Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
- Administrative Title
- Director of the Quality in Life Team
Sarah Evans Norris, MD, MEd, is Director of the Quality in Life Team and Director of Pediatric Palliative Care at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. She is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and of Neurology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Dr. Norris earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Loyola University Chicago in 1993 receiving the Gladys Kinnery Clinical Excellence award. As a nurse she worked around the globe including as a Peace Corps volunteer in Morocco before pursuing medical school at the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Mexico. She completed the Fifth Pathway Program through New York Medical College and embarked on her pediatrics internship at the University of Medicine & Dentistry New Jersey. She finished her residency at the Medical College of Georgia where she was named Resident of the Year. Following residency she completed a fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine and a masters in medical education at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center. After several years in practice she returned to Cincinnati Children’s to complete a second fellowship in hospice and palliative medicine. Dr. Norris is Board Certified in General Pediatrics and in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
Dr. Norris’ research focus is on primary palliative care education and family decision making regarding medical technology. She has given numerous presentations nationally and has a wide range of teaching experience with both adults and children internationally. In 2018 she received the Lewis Fraad Excellence in Resident Teaching Award. When she is not at CHAM you can find her running.