Sarah A. Martin, APRN-NP, MS, RN, CPNP, AC/PC, CCRN

Sarah A. Martin, APRN-NP, MS, RN, CPNP, AC/PC, CCRN

Advanced Practice Nurse/Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, General Pediatric Surgery; Associate Editor, Journal of Pediatric Health Care

Language: English


Sarah Martin is an advanced practice nurse specializing in the treatment and care of hospitalized children undergoing general surgery procedures and patients with traumatic injuries.

She received her master’s in nursing degree from Northwestern University and post-master’s training as pediatric critical care nurse practitioner and primary care pediatric nurse practitioner from Rush University in Chicago.

In addition to her clinical roles, Ms. Martin co-chairs the Publications Committee at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and acts as the associate editor of the Journal of Pediatric Health Care.

She is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.


  • Chest tube care and removal
  • Surgical drain removal
Clinical Interests: Children (pre- and post-operative) for all general surgery procedures, infants with congenital gastrointestinal defects and trauma victims​

Education & Training

Education: Master of Science, Pediatric Nursing, Northwestern University, 1988; Bachelor of Science, Nursing, University of Rochester, 1984

Professional Organizations: American Association of Critical Care Nurses; National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners



Martin, S.A. (2021) Colon cancer screening could save your life. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 35, 141-142.

Ingram, M., Harris, C., Studer, A. Martin, S.A., Berman, L., Alder, A., & Raval, M.R. (2021). Distilling the key
elements of pediatric appendicitis clinical practice. Journal for Surgical Research. 258, 105-112.

Martin, S.A, & Finkbeiner, K. (2021). Intestinal obstructions. In B. Bolick, K. Reuter-Rice, M. Madden, & P. Severin (Eds.), Pediatric acute care: A guide for Interprofessional practice. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier

Martin, S.A. (2020). Pyloric stenosis, Appendicitis. Cases in pediatric acute care: Strengthening clinical decision making. In A. Kline-Tilford & C. Haut (Eds.). Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.

Martin, S.A. (2019). Practice guideline department redesign. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 33(5), 505-506.

Martin, S.A. (2019). Gastrointestinal system. In M. Slota (Ed.), Pediatric Critical and Acute Care Core Curriculum 3rd edition (pp. 531-583). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company. AJN Book of the Year 2018.

Sheehan, D., & Martin, S.A. (2016). Supporting clinicians to write: APN Publications committee efforts successful. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 30(4), 295-297.

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