Nancy S. Rixe, MD

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellow

Administrative Assistant: Danielle Harvey

Nancy grew up in Gettysburg, PA and completed her undergraduate degree at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. She returned to Hershey, PA to complete her medical training at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. Upon graduating, she moved to Boston, MA to complete her residency in the Boston Combined Residency Program. She is currently a fellow at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh in the Emergency Department. Her research interests include health policy, social determinants of health, and pediatric health advocacy. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters and swimming on a local masters swim team. 

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • American Medical Women's Association, Penn State University College of Medicine Chapter, College of Medicine Executive Board Member, 2012-2013
  • Massachusetts Medical Society, Resident Member, 2015-2018
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Trainee Member, 2015-Present
  • Pennsylvania College of Emergency Physicians, Governmental Affairs Committee Member, 2019-Present

Education & Training

  • BA, Psychology, Minor in Chemistry, Wake Forest University, 2011
  • MD, Pennsylvania State University, 2015
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Boston Combined Residency Program, 2015-2018
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2018-2021

Selected Publications

Glick J, Rixe J, Spurkeland N, Brady J, Silvis M, Olympia RP. Medical and Disaster Preparedness of US Marathons. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2015; 30(4): 344-50. PMID 26100392.

Rixe NS, Rixe J, Glick J, Lehman E, Olympia RP. Publishing Trends in the Field of Pediatric Emergency Medicine From 2004 to 2013.  Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016; 32 (12): 840-845. PMID: 27898627.

Rixe, NS, Tavarez, MM. Serum Sickness. StatPearls. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2019 Feb 25. PMID: 30855896.