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


Gender: Female
Language: English
Insurance: 36 accepted  View

Locations and Appointments



  • Pediatric Hospitalist
  • General Pediatrics


Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Clinical & Academic Positions

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

Education & 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


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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.


Insurance Plans Accepted

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

* indicates this physician 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
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare Health Plans

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