Undergraduate Degree

  • Dartmouth College , Hanover , NH

Medical School

  • Dartmouth Medical School , Hanover , NH


  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA


  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA


  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA


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


  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics


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  1. Establishing psychological safety in clinical supervision: Multi-professional perspectives. Clin Teach. 2022 Jan 09. View abstract
  2. Adolescent/Young Adult Long-acting Reversible Contraception: Experience from a Multisite Adolescent Medicine Collaborative. J Pediatr. 2021 Dec 22. View abstract
  3. Fellow Entrustment for the Common Pediatric Subspecialty Entrustable Professional Activities Across Subspecialties. Acad Pediatr. 2021 Dec 19. View abstract
  4. Evaluation and Management of Amenorrhea. JAMA. 2021 Nov 16; 326(19):1962-1963. View abstract
  5. Achieving Entrustable Professional Activities During Fellowship. Pediatrics. 2021 11; 148(5). View abstract
  6. Editorial: COVID catastrophe. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2021 08 01; 33(4):343-344. View abstract
  7. Continued Supervision for the Common Pediatric Subspecialty Entrustable Professional Activities May Be Needed Following Fellowship Graduation. Acad Med. 2021 07 01; 96(7S):S22-S28. View abstract
  8. Vitamin D levels and pain outcomes in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients undergoing spine fusion. Spine Deform. 2021 07; 9(4):997-1004. View abstract
  9. Is Ovarian Reserve Impacted in Anorexia Nervosa? J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2021 Apr; 34(2):196-202. View abstract
  10. Agreement of Program Directors With Clinical Competency Committees for Fellow Entrustment. J Med Educ Curric Dev. 2020 Jan-Dec; 7:2382120520936613. View abstract
  11. Long-acting reversible contraception side effect management. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2020 08; 32(4):461-470. View abstract
  12. Editorial: Confidentiality: opening the door to optimal adolescent healthcare. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2020 08; 32(4):453-454. View abstract
  13. Editorial: Media magic or mayhem? Curr Opin Pediatr. 2019 08; 31(4):433-434. View abstract
  14. Media magic or mayhem? Curr Opin Pediatr. 2019 Jun 10. View abstract
  15. Sexual and Reproductive Health of Young Women With Cystic Fibrosis: A Concept Mapping Study. Acad Pediatr. 2019 04; 19(3):307-314. View abstract
  16. Stemming the tide of abuse: clinicians' role in the #MeToo movement. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2018 08; 30(4):449-450. View abstract
  17. 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
  18. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Adolescent Health: An Interprofessional Case Discussion. MedEdPORTAL. 2017 Aug 09; 13:10615. View abstract
  19. Making the connection: the mental health needs of adolescents. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2017 08; 29(4):391-392. View abstract
  20. Acceptability of peer clinical observation by faculty members. Clin Teach. 2018 08; 15(4):309-313. View abstract
  21. Investing in adolescent healthcare: reducing risk for global impact. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2016 08; 28(4):413-4. View abstract
  22. Case-Based Teaching for Interprofessional Postgraduate Trainees in Adolescent Health. J Adolesc Health. 2016 05; 58(5):567-72. View abstract
  23. Conversations with teens: keeping it in the comfort zone. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2015 Aug; 27(4):419-20. View abstract
  24. 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
  25. Following the right pathway: evidence-based guidelines in adolescent healthcare. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2014 Aug; 26(4):405-6. View abstract
  26. Contraceptive counseling: does it make a difference? J Adolesc Health. 2014 Apr; 54(4):367-8. View abstract
  27. 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
  28. The authors reply. J Adolesc Health. 2013 Oct; 53(4):548-9. View abstract
  29. A randomized clinical trial of vitamin D supplementation in healthy adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2013 May; 52(5):592-8. View abstract
  30. Approach to the adolescent requesting contraception. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Jan; 97(1):9-15. View abstract
  31. Advance provision of emergency contraception in an urban pediatric emergency department. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2011 Dec; 24(6):392-6. View abstract
  32. 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
  33. Controversies in contraception. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2008 Aug; 20(4):383-9. View abstract