Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities
Sabrina F Derrington, MD

Sabrina F Derrington, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Critical Care)

Focus of Work


I focus on research related to medical decision-making in pediatrics, including the process of prognostication, the ethics of decisions about life-sustaining treatment, patient and family needs in the PICU and in palliative care, and decisions about participation in genomic research.


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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of California-Davis (2005)
  • Internship: Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, Pediatrics (2006)
  • Residency: Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, Pediatrics (2008)
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, Critical Care Medicine (2011)



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 73
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611