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Margaret Pedicini, LCSW, ACM-SW

Margaret Pedicini, LCSW, ACM-SW

Margaret Pedicini, LCSW, ACM-SW, is a board-certified pediatric medical social worker who has been compassionately serving patients and families at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City since July 2017. Margaret found her calling to be a social worker as an adolescent, and through volunteer work and her career, she has worked with diverse client populations, including oncology patients, HIV/AIDS patients, refugees, orphans, the homeless, children, families and the elderly.

Margaret received her Bachelor of Science in social work from Belmont University and her Master of Science in social work from the University of Tennessee. In both programs, she graduated with honors. She has her licensed clinical social worker certification from the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing and her accredited case manager-SW credential from the National Board for Case Management.

Margaret strives to serve her patients, families and the community at large from a culturally competent, strengths-based perspective and particularly loves working at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City because she aligns with the mission. Her favorite part of her job is being able to build relationships with families over time.

Her previous work experience includes pediatric and adult inpatient settings, supporting patients and families during hospitalizations, and working within a larger medical team.

Outside of work, Margaret enjoys spending time with her husband and dog and soaking up all the wonderful outdoor activities Salt Lake City has to offer!