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 adolescent and young adult bone health, complex contraceptive care, eating disorders, and reproductive endocrine care.

Dr. Pitts serves also 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. Vitamin D levels and pain outcomes in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients undergoing spine fusion. Spine Deform. 2021 Mar 08. View abstract
  2. Is Ovarian Reserve Impacted in Anorexia Nervosa? J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2021 Apr; 34(2):196-202. View abstract
  3. Long-acting reversible contraception side effect management. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2020 08; 32(4):461-470. View abstract
  4. Editorial: Confidentiality: opening the door to optimal adolescent healthcare. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2020 08; 32(4):453-454. View abstract
  5. Editorial: Media magic or mayhem? Curr Opin Pediatr. 2019 08; 31(4):433-434. View abstract
  6. Media magic or mayhem? Curr Opin Pediatr. 2019 Jun 10. View abstract
  7. Sexual and Reproductive Health of Young Women With Cystic Fibrosis: A Concept Mapping Study. Acad Pediatr. 2019 04; 19(3):307-314. View abstract
  8. Stemming the tide of abuse: clinicians' role in the #MeToo movement. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2018 08; 30(4):449-450. View abstract
  9. Perspectives of adolescent girls with cystic fibrosis and parents on disease-specific sexual and reproductive health education. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2018 08; 53(8):1027-1034. View abstract
  10. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Adolescent Health: An Interprofessional Case Discussion. MedEdPORTAL. 2017 Aug 09; 13:10615. View abstract
  11. Making the connection: the mental health needs of adolescents. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2017 08; 29(4):391-392. View abstract
  12. Acceptability of peer clinical observation by faculty members. Clin Teach. 2018 08; 15(4):309-313. View abstract
  13. Investing in adolescent healthcare: reducing risk for global impact. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2016 08; 28(4):413-4. View abstract
  14. Case-Based Teaching for Interprofessional Postgraduate Trainees in Adolescent Health. J Adolesc Health. 2016 05; 58(5):567-72. View abstract
  15. Conversations with teens: keeping it in the comfort zone. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2015 Aug; 27(4):419-20. View abstract
  16. 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
  17. Following the right pathway: evidence-based guidelines in adolescent healthcare. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2014 Aug; 26(4):405-6. View abstract
  18. Contraceptive counseling: does it make a difference? J Adolesc Health. 2014 Apr; 54(4):367-8. View abstract
  19. 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
  20. The authors reply. J Adolesc Health. 2013 Oct; 53(4):548-9. View abstract
  21. A randomized clinical trial of vitamin D supplementation in healthy adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2013 May; 52(5):592-8. View abstract
  22. Approach to the adolescent requesting contraception. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Jan; 97(1):9-15. View abstract
  23. Advance provision of emergency contraception in an urban pediatric emergency department. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2011 Dec; 24(6):392-6. View abstract
  24. 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
  25. Controversies in contraception. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2008 Aug; 20(4):383-9. View abstract