MEDICAL SERVICES

EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • Dartmouth College , Hanover , NH

Medical School

  • Dartmouth Medical School , Hanover , NH

Internship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA

Residency

  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Dr. Sarah Pitts specializes in the bone health of pre-teens, adolescents, and young adults. As an Adolescent Medicine specialist, she cares for athletes on the female triad spectrum as well as adolescents with eating disorders or pubertal delay / arrest and menstrual dysfunction, taking into account the bone health implications of these processes.

Dr. Pitts serves as an expert for the Department of Adolescent Medicine and Endocrinology for Boston Children's Hospital Precision Medicine Service. For more information about the Precision Medicine Service please visit childrenshospital.org/precisionmed.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Kazmerski TM, Prushinskaya OV, Hill K, Nelson E, Leonard J, Mogren K, Pitts SA, Roboff J, Uluer A, Emans SJ, Miller E, Sawicki GS. SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH OF YOUNG WOMEN WITH CYSTIC FIBROSIS: A CONCEPT MAPPING STUDY. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Aug 31. View abstract
  2. Pitts S, Forman S. Stemming the tide of abuse: clinicians' role in the #MeToo movement. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2018 Aug; 30(4):449-450. View abstract
  3. Kazmerski TM, Hill K, Prushinskaya O, Nelson E, Greenberg J, Pitts SA, Borrero S, Miller E, Sawicki GS. Perspectives of adolescent girls with cystic fibrosis and parents on disease-specific sexual and reproductive health education. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2018 Aug; 53(8):1027-1034. View abstract
  4. Pitts S, Forman S. Making the connection: the mental health needs of adolescents. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2017 Aug; 29(4):391-392. View abstract
  5. Borus J, Pitts S, Gooding H. Acceptability of peer clinical observation by faculty members. Clin Teach. 2018 Aug; 15(4):309-313. View abstract
  6. Pitts S, Forman SF. Investing in adolescent healthcare: reducing risk for global impact. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2016 08; 28(4):413-4. View abstract
  7. Gooding HC, Ziniel S, Touloumtzis C, Pitts S, Goncalves A, Emans J, Burke P. Case-Based Teaching for Interprofessional Postgraduate Trainees in Adolescent Health. J Adolesc Health. 2016 05; 58(5):567-72. View abstract
  8. Pitts S, Forman SF. Conversations with teens: keeping it in the comfort zone. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2015 Aug; 27(4):419-20. View abstract
  9. Pitts S, Borus J, Goncalves A, Gooding H. Direct Versus Remote Clinical Observation: Assessing Learners' Milestones While Addressing Adolescent Patients' Needs. J Grad Med Educ. 2015 Jun; 7(2):253-5. View abstract
  10. Pitts S, Forman SF. Following the right pathway: evidence-based guidelines in adolescent healthcare. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2014 Aug; 26(4):405-6. View abstract
  11. Pitts S, Emans SJ. Contraceptive counseling: does it make a difference? J Adolesc Health. 2014 Apr; 54(4):367-8. View abstract
  12. Pitts S, Blood E, Divasta A, Gordon CM. Percentage body fat by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry is associated with menstrual recovery in adolescents with anorexia nervosa. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Jun; 54(6):739-41. View abstract
  13. Harel Z, Cromer B, DiVasta AD, Gordon CM, Pitts S. The authors reply. J Adolesc Health. 2013 Oct; 53(4):548-9. View abstract
  14. Putman MS, Pitts SA, Milliren CE, Feldman HA, Reinold K, Gordon CM. A randomized clinical trial of vitamin D supplementation in healthy adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2013 May; 52(5):592-8. View abstract
  15. Gordon CM, Pitts SA. Approach to the adolescent requesting contraception. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Jan; 97(1):9-15. View abstract
  16. Pitts SA, Corliss HL, Kharasch SJ, Gordon CM. Advance provision of emergency contraception in an urban pediatric emergency department. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2011 Dec; 24(6):392-6. View abstract
  17. Pitts SA, Feldman HA, Dorale A, Gordon CM. Bone mineral density, fracture, and vitamin D in adolescents and young women using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2012 Feb; 25(1):23-6. View abstract
  18. Pitts SA, Emans SJ. Controversies in contraception. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2008 Aug; 20(4):383-9. View abstract