Sarah Tabb is a Clinical Nurse II on J7 AAU at Stanford Health Care. J7 is a 22-bed Acuity Adaptable Unit Intermediate Intensive Care and Acute Care with patient population consisting of primary medicine cardiology, including patients with heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, and ventricular assist devices. J7 also supports the high-risk OB population who have cardiac issues. Sarah’s love of travel and appreciation of different cultures started in childhood. She grew up in Uganda and Kenya in East Africa where her parents worked as linguists doing translations.
Sarah returned to the United States at 18 when she studied anthropology at Westmont College in Santa Barbara. Sarah received her BSN at Duke University in North Carolina in 2014. During that time, she completed a community health rotation in Wuhan, China. After graduating, she began her nursing career at Duke University hospital, where she worked for two years. During that time in the south, she experienced firsthand the health disparities within Black and Latino populations. Sarah’s love of California brought her to Stanford Health Care. Sarah represents J7 in Shared Leadership Education Council and on the J7 Unit Council.