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 (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, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT (2011-present)

Clinical Appointments

Partner/Owner, Hagan, Rinehart & Connolly Pediatricians, PLLC (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

Member, National Project Advisory Committee, AAP Practice Services Improvement (2011)
AAP Medical Home Chapter Champion (2010-present)
VT-ILEHP Project Advisory Committee (2009-present)
Leader, Medical Home Improvement Project (2001-2004)
Member, AAP National Committee on Medical Home Initiatives, PAC (1999-2001)
Co-Founder, FIRST:  Families Involved in Resident/Student Training (1998-2000)  

Awards and Honors

Chosen as American Academy of Pediatric’s example of “Best Practice Medical Home” (2012)
University of Vermont, Department of Pediatrics:
  • Resident Teaching Award (1997 and 1998)
  • Innovations in Primary Care Research Award (1997)

  • University of Minnesota Medical School:
  • Max Seham Award for Excellence in Social Aspects of Pediatrics
  • Rural Physician's Associate

  • Dartmouth College:
  • Presidential Scholar (1991)

  • Publications

    Medical Home Policy statement (2001)
    Families Can Teach Residents a Thing or Two, Children's Health Issues (1998)
    My Sister's Hand, Family Issues, McGraw-Hill, (1995); Children's Health Issues (1992); Kaleidoscope: Magazine of Arts & Disability (1991)