University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Bio for Jill Rinehart, M.D.

Jill Rinehart, M.D.

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics

Contact Information
Office Location:
Hagan, Rinehart and Connolly Pediatricians, 128 Lakeside Ave., Suite 115, Burlington, VT 05401


Vermont Interdisciplinary Leadership Education for Health Professionals (VT-ILEHP), University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2000)
Residency, Pediatrics, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1999)
Mini-Fellowship, Children with Special Health Needs, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (1998)
M.D., University of Minnesota Medical School (1996)
A.B., English, Dartmouth College, Dartmouth, NH (1991)

Academic Appointments

Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT (2011-present)

Clinical Appointments

Partner/Owner, Hagan, Rinehart & Connolly Pediatricians, PLLC, Burlington, VT (1999-present)

Committee Appointments

AAP Fellow and Committee member, AAP National Committee on Medical Home Initiatives, PAC (1999-present)
Board member, Make-A-Wish Foundation (1999-present)

Professional Activities

Vice President, Vermont State Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics (2013-present)
Member Development Team, Lucille Packard Foundation policy brief: “Comprehensive Integrated Care Planning” (2013-present)
Advisory, Vermont Pediatric Palliative Care Program (2012-present)
Member, Executive Board Vermont State Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics (2012-present)
Physician Leader, creating Blueprint for Health Community Health Team for Pediatrics (2011-present) 
Member, National Project Advisory Committee, AAP Practice Services Improvement (APEX) (2011-present)
VT-LEND (former VT-ILEHP) Advisory Committee (2009-present)

Awards and Honors

Primary Care Pediatrician of the Year, by FAHC Pediatric Residents (2013)
Green Mountain Pediatrician, American Academy of Pediatrics-VT State Chapter (2012)
Chosen as American Academy of Pediatric’s example of “Best Practice Medical Home” (2012)


Medical Home Policy Statement,-American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (2001)
Families Can Teach Residents a Thing or Two, Children's Health Issues, Department Pediatrics University of Minnesota School of Medicine (1998)
My Sister's Hand, Family Issues, McGraw-Hill, (1995); Children's Health Issues (1992); Kaleidoscope: Magazine of Arts & Disability (1991)