Sarah Fesnak, MD

Sarah Fesnak, MD
Sarah Fesnak, MD, is an attending physician in the Emergency Department at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Training

Clinical Research Certificate Program - Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services

Publications

Books

Chapters

2016

Blackstone MM, Del Pizzo J, Fesnak S: Procedures. The Philadelphia Guide: Inpatient Pediatrics. Shah S, Zaoutis L, Catallozzi M, Frank G (eds). McGraw Hill, 2016. 

Posters and Presentations

2017

Vinograd A, Fesnak S, Chen A, Gaines S, Woolford A. Ultrasound Guidance to Improve First Attempt Success in Children with Predicted Difficult Intravenous Access in the Emergency Department: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Poster presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting, San Francisco, CA May 2017.

Vinograd A, Zorc J, Fesnak S, Chen A, Gaines S, Woolford A. Longevity and Complications of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Placed by Ultrasound Guidance Compared to Standard Approach in a Pediatric Emergency Department. Poster presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting, San Francisco, CA May 2017. 

Invited Lectures

2017

Fesnak S. “Maxillofacial Emergencies: Trauma & Infection”, Advanced Practice Nurse Conference, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. May 2017.

Fesnak S. “Culture Shock: Updates in Pediatric Sepsis”, Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Walt Disney World Resort. Feb, 2017.

2016

Fesnak S. “Culture Shock: Updates in Pediatric Sepsis”, 33rd Annual Intensive Course in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Nov, 2016.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2018-present, Emergency/Surgery Committee
2017-present, Laceration Pathway

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2014-present, American Academy of Pediatrics