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Sarah Calkins

Partner, San Francisco
Counsels hospitals and health systems on transforming their performance amidst a rapidly changing external environment

About Sarah

Sarah counsels healthcare providers on strategic and operational projects. She has worked with a range of providers from healthcare systems, community hospitals, and specialized providers, including academic medical centers and children’s hospitals. She helps providers transform their performance, ensure a sustainable financial position, and enable the entire organization to provide the highest level of patient care.

Sarah leads our revenue cycle management center of excellence, which includes dedicated revenue-cycle-management team members and a range of proprietary tools and analytics. In addition, she has extensive experience in corporate-center and functional transformations, and a particular focus on specialized academic and children’s hospitals.

Outside McKinsey, Sarah has worked in international development with Ashoka in Colombia, advising on housing-industry business models. She was also a volunteer consultant in Kenya, Nicaragua, and Rwanda, with TechnoServe.

Past Experience

Volunteer consultant

Volunteer consultant


University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School

University of Pennsylvania
MA, international studies and Spanish language

Harvard University
BA, social studies