Dr. Hsu received her medical degree and completed her pediatric residency training at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.  She completed fellowship training in pediatric critical care at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas where she also served as chief fellow in her third year.  She subsequently joined the faculty at UT Southwestern upon completion of her fellowship.  Her research interests include ICU delirium, sedation, and early mobility.


Medical School
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (2013)
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine/Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital (2016), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2019), Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Research Interest

  • ICU Delirium
  • ICU Liberation and Early Mobility
  • Sedation


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

MDM2 promoter variation and age of diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Swinney RM, Hsu SC, Hirschman BA, Chen TT, Tomlinson GE. Leukemia 2005 19 11

Honors & Awards

  • Chief Fellow
    UT Southwestern Medical Center Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship Program (2018)
  • Gerber Foundation Research Grant
    Pediatric Health (2017)
  • Darlene Hoffman Pediatric Summer Scholar
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics (2010)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow (2013)
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Member (2008)
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine, Member (2016)