Sarah Peila, MD Assistant Program Director, Program Evaluation
Sarah Peila, MD, is board certified in Internal Medicine. She was born and raised in Grand Island, Nebraska, and attended Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska for her undergraduate degree in Chemistry. She subsequently moved to Chicago for medical school at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, where she graduated with the distinction of Alpha Omega Alpha.
Dr. Peila did her Internal Medicine training at the University of Colorado. During her time in Denver, she discovered an interest in primary care, and joined the Primary Care Track within the residency. After completing residency, she did a Chief Resident year, focusing on resident and medical student education.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Peila enjoys spending time with her husband, hiking, skiing, camping, and yoga.
Honors for Dr. Peila include:
Internal Medicine Chief Resident (2016-2017), University of Colorado
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (2013)
Gold Humanism Society (2015)
Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry, Dr. Erin Gross, Creighton University. Fabricated carbon ink microelectrodes and investigated the principles of electrogenerated chemiluminescence and capillary electrophoresis
Research Assistant, Department of Urogynecology, Dr. Elizabeth Mueller, Loyola University Chicago. Student Training in Approaches to
Research (STAR) Summer Research Internship. Project was titled “Correlation of urethral pressure profile with patient position intraoperatively following the placement of a synthetic suburethral sling for female stress incontinence.”