Sahar Nayereh Rooholamini, MD, MPH

Sahar Nayereh Rooholamini, MD, MPH

Hospital Medicine

On staff since February 2013

Children's Title: Associate Division Chief

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

  • Dr. Rooholamini completed her undergraduate degree at Pomona College and an MPH in Global Health at Yale University.  She attended Stanford University School of Medicine and completed her internship, residency and chief residency at Stanford University/Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. 

     

    Dr. Rooholamini is interested in the intersections of medical education, quality improvement, and equity, diversity and inclusion.  She has been an associate director of the University of Washington pediatric residency program since 2015, where she has co-led multiple curricular initiatives including the development and expansion of the Inclusion, Cultural Humility, Diversity and Equity (INCLUDE) curriculum. From 2018-2020, she led a large multi-center QI study called SOFI  (Standardization of Fluids in Inpatient Settings) through the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Value in Inpatient Pediatrics Network.  She is a QI coach for the Seattle Children’s Maintenance of Certification program, co-leads the Generate and Teach Health Equity Routinely (GATHER) project, and serves as a QI coach for multiple national projects.

    • "Dr. [X] and Dr. [Sahar] Rooholamini were the most amazing doctors!!!!! They communicate on a level Ive never seen before weve seen a lot of doctors! They both understood our daughters issues and our concerns of being her parents! This team truly gave all of us exactly what we needed every time we needed it."

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    F. Bruder Stapleton Award for Excellence and Innovation in Medical Education University of Washington Pediatric Residency Program June 2018
    Award for Outstanding Faculty Teaching University of Washington Pediatric Residency Program June 2017
    Super Resident-As-Teacher Award Stanford University Pediatric Residency Program June 2011
  • Manuscripts in Refereed Journals

    • Aronson PL, Wang ME, Nigrovic LE, Shah SS, Desai S, Pruitt CM, Balamuth F, Sartori L, Marble RD, Rooholamini SN, Leazer RC, Woll C, DePorre AG, Neuman MI, Febrile Young Infant Research Collaborative.
      Time to Pathogen Detection for Non-ill Versus Ill-Appearing Infants ≤60 Days Old With Bacteremia and Meningitis.
      29954839 Hospital pediatrics, 2018 July : 8(7)379-384
    • Woll C, Neuman MI, Pruitt CM, Wang ME, Shapiro ED, Shah SS, McCulloh RJ, Nigrovic LE, Desai S, DePorre AG, Leazer RC, Marble RD, Balamuth F, Feldman EA, Sartori LF, Browning WL, Aronson PL, Febrile Young Infant Research Collaborative.
      Epidemiology and Etiology of Invasive Bacterial Infection in Infants ≤60 Days Old Treated in Emergency Departments.
      29784512 The Journal of pediatrics, 2018 May 18
    • Beck JB, McGrath C, Toncray K, Rooholamini SN
      Failure Is an Option: Using Errors as Teaching Opportunities.
      29440284 Pediatrics, 2018 Feb. 13
    • Rooholamini S.N., Clifton H., Haaland W., McGrath C., Vora S.B., Crowell C.S., Romero H., Foti J.
      Outcomes of a Clinical Pathway to Standardize Use of Maintenance Intravenous Fluids
      Hospital Pediatrics, 2017 : 7(12)703-9
    • Merikangas K.R., Zhang J., Emsellem H., Vgontzas A., Swanson S., Belouad F., Chen W., Einen M., He J.P., Heaton L., Nakamura E., Rooholamini S., Mignot E.
      The structured diagnostic interview for sleep patterns and disorders: rationale and initial evaluation.
      Sleep Medicine, 2014 May : 15(5)530-535 PMCID:24780136
    • Lestishock L, Pariseau C, Rooholamini S, Ammerman S
      Anaphylaxis from depot medroxyprogesterone acetate in an adolescent girl.
      21768848 Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2011 Aug. : 118(2 Pt 2)443-5

    Other Publications

    • Rooholamini SN, Jennings B, Zhou C, Kaiser SV, Garber MD, Tchou MJ, Ralston SL
      Effect of a Quality Improvement Bundle to Standardize the Use of Intravenous Fluids for Hospitalized Pediatric Patients: A Stepped-Wedge, Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial.
      34779837 JAMA pediatrics, 2022 Jan. 1 : 176(1)26-33 PMCID:PMC8593833
    • Rooholamini SN, Smith S, Beck J
      The Best of Both Worlds: Strengthening Medical Education Research and Evaluation Using Quality Improvement.
      34155083 Hospital pediatrics, 2021 Nov. : 11(11)e349-e351
    • Mullett TA, Rooholamini SN, Gilliam C, McPhillips H, Grow HM
      Description of a novel curriculum on equity, diversity and inclusion for pediatric residents.
      34172296 Journal of the National Medical Association, 2021 June 22
    • Mullett TA, Rooholamini SN, Gilliam C, McPhillips H, Grow HM
      Description of a novel curriculum on equity, diversity and inclusion for pediatric residents.
      34172296 Journal of the National Medical Association, 2021 June 22
    • Rooholamini SN, Smith S, Beck J
      The Best of Both Worlds: Strengthening Medical Education Research and Evaluation Using Quality Improvement.
      34155083 Hospital pediatrics, 2021 June 21
    • Gilliam CA, Olszewski AE, McDade JE, Homer P, Grow HM, McPhillips HA, Rooholamini SN
      Grounded in Justice: An Equity Framework for Chief Residents.
      34074897 Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 2021 June 1
    • Michelson KA, Neuman MI, Pruitt CM, Desai S, Wang ME, DePorre AG, Leazer RC, Sartori LF, Marble RD, Rooholamini SN, Woll C, Balamuth F, Aronson PL, Febrile Young Infant Research Collaborative.
      Height of fever and invasive bacterial infection.
      32819913 Archives of disease in childhood, 2021 June : 106(6)594-596 PMCID:PMC7895851
    • Gilliam CA, Olszewski AE, McDade JE, Homer P, Grow HM, McPhillips HA, Rooholamini SN
      Grounded in Justice: An Equity Framework for Chief Residents.
      34074897 Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 2021 June 1
    • Michelson KA, Neuman MI, Pruitt CM, Desai S, Wang ME, DePorre AG, Leazer RC, Sartori LF, Marble RD, Rooholamini SN, Woll C, Balamuth F, Aronson PL, Febrile Young Infant Research Collaborative.
      Height of fever and invasive bacterial infection.
      32819913 Archives of disease in childhood, 2021 June : 106(6)594-596 PMCID:PMC7895851
    • Wang ME, Neuman MI, Nigrovic LE, Pruitt CM, Desai S, DePorre AG, Sartori LF, Marble RD, Woll C, Leazer RC, Balamuth F, Rooholamini SN, Aronson PL, FEBRILE YOUNG INFANT RESEARCH COLLABORATIVE.
      Characteristics of Afebrile Infants ≤60 Days of Age With Invasive Bacterial Infections.
      33318052 Hospital pediatrics, 2021 Jan. : 11(1)100-105 PMCID:PMC7769208
    • Wang ME, Neuman MI, Nigrovic LE, Pruitt CM, Desai S, DePorre AG, Sartori LF, Marble RD, Woll C, Leazer RC, Balamuth F, Rooholamini SN, Aronson PL, FEBRILE YOUNG INFANT RESEARCH COLLABORATIVE.
      Characteristics of Afebrile Infants ≤60 Days of Age With Invasive Bacterial Infections.
      33318052 Hospital pediatrics, 2021 Jan. : 11(1)100-105 PMCID:PMC7769208
    • Yankova LC, Neuman MI, Wang ME, Woll C, DePorre AG, Desai S, Sartori LF, Nigrovic LE, Pruitt CM, Marble RD, Leazer RC, Rooholamini SN, Balamuth F, Aronson PL
      Febrile Infants ≤60 Days Old With Positive Urinalysis Results and Invasive Bacterial Infections.
      33239319 Hospital pediatrics, 2020 Dec. : 10(12)1120-1125 PMCID:PMC7684554
    • Yankova LC, Neuman MI, Wang ME, Woll C, DePorre AG, Desai S, Sartori LF, Nigrovic LE, Pruitt CM, Marble RD, Leazer RC, Rooholamini SN, Balamuth F, Aronson PL
      Febrile Infants ≤60 Days Old With Positive Urinalysis Results and Invasive Bacterial Infections.
      33239319 Hospital pediatrics, 2020 Dec. : 10(12)1120-1125 PMCID:PMC7684554
    • McDaniel CE, Rooholamini SN, Desai AD, Reddy S, Marshall SG
      A Qualitative Evaluation of a Clinical Faculty Mentorship Program Using a Realist Evaluation Approach.
      31430549 Academic pediatrics, 2020 Jan. : 20(1)104-112
    • McDaniel CE, Rooholamini SN, Desai AD, Reddy S, Marshall SG
      A Qualitative Evaluation of a Clinical Faculty Mentorship Program Using a Realist Evaluation Approach.
      31430549 Academic pediatrics, 2020 Jan. : 20(1)104-112
    • Desai S, Aronson PL, Shabanova V, Neuman MI, Balamuth F, Pruitt CM, DePorre AG, Nigrovic LE, Rooholamini SN, Wang ME, Marble RD, Williams DJ, Sartori L, Leazer RC, Mitchell C, Shah SS, FEBRILE YOUNG INFANT RESEARCH COLLABORATIVE.
      Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy Duration in Young Infants With Bacteremic Urinary Tract Infections.
      31431480 Pediatrics, 2019 Sept. : 144(3) PMCID:PMC6855812
    • Desai S, Aronson PL, Shabanova V, Neuman MI, Balamuth F, Pruitt CM, DePorre AG, Nigrovic LE, Rooholamini SN, Wang ME, Marble RD, Williams DJ, Sartori L, Leazer RC, Mitchell C, Shah SS, FEBRILE YOUNG INFANT RESEARCH COLLABORATIVE.
      Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy Duration in Young Infants With Bacteremic Urinary Tract Infections.
      31431480 Pediatrics, 2019 Sept. : 144(3) PMCID:PMC6855812
    • Aronson PL, Shabanova V, Shapiro ED, Wang ME, Nigrovic LE, Pruitt CM, DePorre AG, Leazer RC, Desai S, Sartori LF, Marble RD, Rooholamini SN, McCulloh RJ, Woll C, Balamuth F, Alpern ER, Shah SS, Williams DJ, Browning WL, Shah N, Neuman MI, Febrile Young Infant Research Collaborative.
      A Prediction Model to Identify Febrile Infants ≤60 Days at Low Risk of Invasive Bacterial Infection.
      31167938 Pediatrics, 2019 July : 144(1) PMCID:PMC6615531
    • Aronson PL, Shabanova V, Shapiro ED, Wang ME, Nigrovic LE, Pruitt CM, DePorre AG, Leazer RC, Desai S, Sartori LF, Marble RD, Rooholamini SN, McCulloh RJ, Woll C, Balamuth F, Alpern ER, Shah SS, Williams DJ, Browning WL, Shah N, Neuman MI, Febrile Young Infant Research Collaborative.
      A Prediction Model to Identify Febrile Infants ≤60 Days at Low Risk of Invasive Bacterial Infection.
      31167938 Pediatrics, 2019 July : 144(1) PMCID:PMC6615531
    • Pruitt CM, Neuman MI, Shah SS, Shabanova V, Woll C, Wang ME, Alpern ER, Williams DJ, Sartori L, Desai S, Leazer RC, Marble RD, McCulloh RJ, DePorre AG, Rooholamini SN, Lumb CE, Balamuth F, Shin S, Aronson PL, Febrile Young Infant Research Collaborative.
      Factors Associated with Adverse Outcomes among Febrile Young Infants with Invasive Bacterial Infections.
      30297292 The Journal of pediatrics, 2019 Jan. : 204177-182.e1 PMCID:PMC6309646
    • Pruitt CM, Neuman MI, Shah SS, Shabanova V, Woll C, Wang ME, Alpern ER, Williams DJ, Sartori L, Desai S, Leazer RC, Marble RD, McCulloh RJ, DePorre AG, Rooholamini SN, Lumb CE, Balamuth F, Shin S, Aronson PL, Febrile Young Infant Research Collaborative.
      Factors Associated with Adverse Outcomes among Febrile Young Infants with Invasive Bacterial Infections.
      30297292 The Journal of pediatrics, 2019 Jan. : 204177-182.e1 PMCID:PMC6309646
    • Aronson PL, Wang ME, Shapiro ED, Shah SS, DePorre AG, McCulloh RJ, Pruitt CM, Desai S, Nigrovic LE, Marble RD, Leazer RC, Rooholamini SN, Sartori LF, Balamuth F, Woll C, Neuman MI, Febrile Young Infant Research Collaborative.
      Risk Stratification of Febrile Infants ≤60 Days Old Without Routine Lumbar Puncture.
      30425130 Pediatrics, 2018 Dec. : 142(6) PMCID:PMC6317769
    • Aronson PL, Wang ME, Shapiro ED, Shah SS, DePorre AG, McCulloh RJ, Pruitt CM, Desai S, Nigrovic LE, Marble RD, Leazer RC, Rooholamini SN, Sartori LF, Balamuth F, Woll C, Neuman MI, Febrile Young Infant Research Collaborative.
      Risk Stratification of Febrile Infants ≤60 Days Old Without Routine Lumbar Puncture.
      30425130 Pediatrics, 2018 Dec. : 142(6) PMCID:PMC6317769
    • Woll C, Neuman MI, Pruitt CM, Wang ME, Shapiro ED, Shah SS, McCulloh RJ, Nigrovic LE, Desai S, DePorre AG, Leazer RC, Marble RD, Balamuth F, Feldman EA, Sartori LF, Browning WL, Aronson PL, Febrile Young Infant Research Collaborative.
      Epidemiology and Etiology of Invasive Bacterial Infection in Infants ≤60 Days Old Treated in Emergency Departments.
      29784512 The Journal of pediatrics, 2018 Sept. : 200210-217.e1 PMCID:PMC6109608
    • Woll C, Neuman MI, Pruitt CM, Wang ME, Shapiro ED, Shah SS, McCulloh RJ, Nigrovic LE, Desai S, DePorre AG, Leazer RC, Marble RD, Balamuth F, Feldman EA, Sartori LF, Browning WL, Aronson PL, Febrile Young Infant Research Collaborative.
      Epidemiology and Etiology of Invasive Bacterial Infection in Infants ≤60 Days Old Treated in Emergency Departments.
      29784512 The Journal of pediatrics, 2018 Sept. : 200210-217.e1 PMCID:PMC6109608
    • Aronson PL, Wang ME, Nigrovic LE, Shah SS, Desai S, Pruitt CM, Balamuth F, Sartori L, Marble RD, Rooholamini SN, Leazer RC, Woll C, DePorre AG, Neuman MI, Febrile Young Infant Research Collaborative.
      Time to Pathogen Detection for Non-ill Versus Ill-Appearing Infants ≤60 Days Old With Bacteremia and Meningitis.
      29954839 Hospital pediatrics, 2018 July : 8(7)379-384 PMCID:PMC6145376
    • Aronson PL, Wang ME, Nigrovic LE, Shah SS, Desai S, Pruitt CM, Balamuth F, Sartori L, Marble RD, Rooholamini SN, Leazer RC, Woll C, DePorre AG, Neuman MI, Febrile Young Infant Research Collaborative.
      Time to Pathogen Detection for Non-ill Versus Ill-Appearing Infants ≤60 Days Old With Bacteremia and Meningitis.
      29954839 Hospital pediatrics, 2018 July : 8(7)379-384 PMCID:PMC6145376
    • Walker LL, Hopkins A, Rooholamini SN, McDaniel C, Jones Y, Herrmann LE, Lee V, Bynum F, Tchou M, Beck J
      Teaching High-Value Care: Case Vignettes for Pediatric Practice.
      30800923 MedEdPORTAL : the journal of teaching and learning resources, 2018 June 15 : 1410723 PMCID:PMC6342384
    • Walker LL, Hopkins A, Rooholamini SN, McDaniel C, Jones Y, Herrmann LE, Lee V, Bynum F, Tchou M, Beck J
      Teaching High-Value Care: Case Vignettes for Pediatric Practice.
      30800923 MedEdPORTAL : the journal of teaching and learning resources, 2018 June 15 : 1410723 PMCID:PMC6342384
    • Beck JB, McGrath C, Toncray K, Rooholamini SN
      Failure Is an Option: Using Errors as Teaching Opportunities.
      29440284 Pediatrics, 2018 March : 141(3)
    • Beck JB, McGrath C, Toncray K, Rooholamini SN
      Failure Is an Option: Using Errors as Teaching Opportunities.
      29440284 Pediatrics, 2018 March : 141(3)
    • Walker L., Hopkins A., Rooholamini S.N., McDaniel C., Jones Y., Herrmann L., Lee V., Bynum F., Tchou M., Beck J.
      Teaching High Value Care: Case Vignettes for Pediatric Practice.
      MedEdPORTAL Publications., 2018 : 1410723
      https://doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10723.
    • Rooholamini SN, Clifton H, Haaland W, McGrath C, Vora SB, Crowell CS, Romero H, Foti J
      Outcomes of a Clinical Pathway to Standardize Use of Maintenance Intravenous Fluids.
      29162640 Hospital pediatrics, 2017 Dec. : 7(12)703-709
    • Rooholamini SN, Clifton H, Haaland W, McGrath C, Vora SB, Crowell CS, Romero H, Foti J
      Outcomes of a Clinical Pathway to Standardize Use of Maintenance Intravenous Fluids.
      29162640 Hospital pediatrics, 2017 Dec. : 7(12)703-709
    • Beck J, Rooholamini S, Wilson L, Griego E, McDaniel C, Blankenburg R
      Choose Your Own Adventure: Leading Effective Case-Based Learning Sessions Using Evidence-Based Strategies.
      30800734 MedEdPORTAL : the journal of teaching and learning resources, 2017 Jan. 19 : 1310532 PMCID:PMC6342156
    • Beck J, Rooholamini S, Wilson L, Griego E, McDaniel C, Blankenburg R
      Choose Your Own Adventure: Leading Effective Case-Based Learning Sessions Using Evidence-Based Strategies.
      30800734 MedEdPORTAL : the journal of teaching and learning resources, 2017 Jan. 19 : 1310532 PMCID:PMC6342156
    • Beck J., Rooholamini S.N., Wilson L., Griego E., McDaniel C., Blankenburg R.
      Choose Your Own Adventure: Leading Effective Case-based Learning Sessions Using Evidence-based Strategies.
      MedEdPORTAL Publications, 2017
      https://doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10532.
    • Lestishock L, Pariseau C, Rooholamini S, Ammerman S
      Anaphylaxis from depot medroxyprogesterone acetate in an adolescent girl.
      21768848 Obstetrics and gynecology, 2011 Aug. : 118(2 Pt 2)443-445
    • Lestishock L, Pariseau C, Rooholamini S, Ammerman S
      Anaphylaxis from depot medroxyprogesterone acetate in an adolescent girl.
      21768848 Obstetrics and gynecology, 2011 Aug. : 118(2 Pt 2)443-445

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Pediatrics

Medical/Professional School

Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Yale School Of Public Health, New Haven, CT

Residency

Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA