Debra F. Hillier, MD

Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics

Debra Hillier
300 Longwood Avenue


Debra Hillier, MD is a Staff Physician in the Intermediate Care Program at Boston Children’s Hospital, and an Urgent Care Physician at Beverly Hospital. She holds the appointments of Adjunct Clinical Instructor at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine, and Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School

Dr Hillier earned her medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School. She completed her residency at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Dr. Hillier is board-certified in pediatrics.

Other Positions

  • Beverly Hospital


  • Brown University, MD
  • University of Maryland, BS


  • Published on 3/30/2022

    Fitzgerald KM, Banerjee TR, Starmer AJ, Caplan GH, Alkuwari M, Hillier DF, Stack AM. Effect of a Multispecialty Faculty Handoff Initiative on Safety Culture and Handoff Quality. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2022 Mar-Apr; 7(2):e539. PMID: 35369417.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 7/11/2019

    Hillier D. Whooping Cough in a Young Infant. N Engl J Med. 2019 Jul 11; 381(2):e4. PMID: 31291519.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/1/2018

    Miller KA, Monuteaux MC, Aftab S, Lynn A, Hillier D, Nagler J. A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Video-Enhanced Advanced Airway Curriculum for Pediatric Residents. Acad Med. 2018 12; 93(12):1858-1864. PMID: 30095451.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/9/2018

    Miller KA, Hillier D, Russ C, Luercio M, Winn AS. Applying Self-Determination Theory to Redesign an Inpatient Care Team. Acad Pediatr. 2019 04; 19(3):351-353. PMID: 30312681.

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  • Published on 6/1/2017

    Starmer AJ, Spector ND, West DC, Srivastava R, Sectish TC, Landrigan CP. Integrating Research, Quality Improvement, and Medical Education for Better Handoffs and Safer Care: Disseminating, Adapting, and Implementing the I-PASS Program. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2017 07; 43(7):319-329. PMID: 28648217.

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  • Published on 2/28/2009

    Hillier DF, Parry GJ, Shannon MW, Stack AM. The effect of hospital bed occupancy on throughput in the pediatric emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2009 Jun; 53(6):767-76.e3. PMID: 19254815.

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