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MacKenzi Nicole Hillard, M.D., MHPE

Pediatric Hospitalist

Locations and Appointments

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Biographical Info

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
  • 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 Expertise
General Pediatrics
  • M.H.P.E.
    University of Rochester
  • M.D.
    University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • B.S.
    College of William and Mary
  • Assistant Attending Pediatrician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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