MacKenzi Nicole Hillard, M.D., MHPE
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MacKenzi Nicole Hillard, M.D., MHPE


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Not Accepting New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Pediatric Hospitalist
  • General Pediatrics


Dr. MacKenzi Hillard is a graduate of The College of William and Mary and attended medical school at the University of Virginia, where she stayed for residency training in Pediatrics.  She subsequently completed a three year fellowship in General Academic Pediatrics at the University of Rochester, during which she obtained a Masters in Health Professions Education from Rochester's Warner School of Education. 

Dr. Hillard joined Weill Cornell Medicine in 2014 and currently serves as the associate clerkship director in Pediatrics, co-directs the college's Interprofessional Education curriculum, and designs and facilitates standardized patient encounters in the Clinical Skills Center.  She also serves on the medical college admissions committee. Dr. Hillard works in the pediatric clinic on Helmsely Tower - 5 and as a pediatric hospitalist.  Her professional interests include clinical skills remediation, palliative care, and improving provider-patient communication, particularly across cultures to facilitate the delivery of equitable health care.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

  • 2017 Dept. of Pediatrics Attending Teaching Award - NYP/WCMC
  • 2017 Award for Excellence in Medical Education, Pediatric Clerkship - WCMC
  • 2014 Travel Award for Clinical Science Research - University of Rochester 
  • 2014 Academic Pediatric Association Travel Grant
  • 2018 Gold Humanism Honor Society, University of Virginia



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Pediatrician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.H.P.E., University of Rochester, 2014
  • M.D., University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2008
  • B.S., College of William and Mary, 2004


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments