Sarah E. DiPalma M.D.

Sarah DiPalma

Sarah E. DiPalma
M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Pediatrics

Contact Information
1001 Main Street
5th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: 716-323-0220
Fax: 716-323-0294
sarahdip@buffalo.edu



Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University at Buffalo (2022)
  • Residency, Pediatric Residency, University at Buffalo (2019)
  • Internship, University at Buffalo (2017)
  • MD, Ross University School of Medicine (2016)
  • BS, Biology, Pre-Med, John Carroll University (2010)

Employment:

  • Attending Physician, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Oishei Children's Hospital (2022-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2022-present)
  • Medical Provider, Pediatric & Adolescent Urgent Care of WNY (2021-present)
  • Patient Care Associate, Brooks Memorial Hospital (2010–2012)

Awards and Honors:

  • Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society (2022)
  • Alpha Sigma Nu (2022)
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta (2022)
  • FHS Commencement Speaker (2022)
  • “Subgaleal Hematoma Beyond Neonatal Period” Photo Submission (2019)

Research Expertise:

  • Blood Culture Contamination Rate in OCH’s ED after implementation of Kurin Blood 2018 - present Collection System: Principal Investigator
  • Does Using Pre-Catheterization Ultrasound Bladder Volume Estimation Reduce the Proportion of Unsuccessful Bladder Catheterization Attempts in Children < 2 Years Old in the Pediatric Emergency Department?: QI Project, Faculty Mentor
  • Implementation of an Institutional Simulation Curriculum to Teach Team Leadership Skills, Management of Critically Ill Patients, and Emergent Procedures to Pediatric Residents: Co-Investigator
  • Improvement of Anticipatory Guidance in the Pediatric Emergency Department for Common Complaints: A Quality Improvement Project
  • Procalcitonin Use in the Emergency Department for Febrile Neonates: A Quality Improvement Project: Principal Investigator
  • Will young bronchiolitis patients have a better clinical outcome if treated with High Flow Nasal Cannula at 1.5L/kg/min comparing with an arbitrary starting flow rate?


Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Presentations:

  • "Updates on Fever Work-up in PEM" PEM|Cor at the Emergency Medicine Lectures (2022)
  • "Pediatric Sports Injuries and Concussion" WRHEPC Pediatric Emergency Preparedness Seminar (2022)
  • "Bites and Stings" Pediatric Lecture Series (2021)
  • "Updates on the use of Procalcitonin in the Management of the Febrile Neonate" (2021)
  • "Subdural Empyema" ED/PICU Conference (2021)
  • "Updates on the use of Procalcitonin in the Management of the Febrile Neonate" Pediatric Lecture Series (2021)
  • "Fellow Case Presentation" PEM|Cor at the Emergency Medicine Lectures (2020)
  • "Procalcitonin Use in the OCH ED" Pediatric Grand Rounds Discussion (2020)
  • "Syncope in a Patient with DM-I" PEM Consultants Conference

Service Activities:

  • FemInPEM; Planning Committee Member (2022)

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Contact Information

1001 Main Street
5th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: 716-323-0220
Fax: 716-323-0294
sarahdip@buffalo.edu