Department of Pediatrics
Sarah Hoehn serves as the director of pediatric palliative care and the clinical lead for cardiac intensive care at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital. Her clinical interests include pediatric burn, pediatric trauma, and alternative modes of ventilation for respiratory failure. She is an internationally recognized expert in pediatric bioethics, particularly around end-of-life care.
Her research has been published in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Care, the American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and Clinical Pediatrics.
Hoehn received a BS in human development and family studies from Cornell University and an MD from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She completed her residency in pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, followed by a fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She also holds a master’s degree in bioethics from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She previously taught at Drexel University College of Medicine and Rush Medical College. Most recently, she was an associate professor of pediatrics and the history and philosophy of medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine.