• The Pediatric Residency Program at the  Memorial Health Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children's Hospital of Savannah provides a strong foundation in general pediatrics and community medicine. Program highlights include: 

    • The only children’s hospital in southeast Georgia; it includes a Level 1 trauma center, pediatric intensive care unit, pediatric emergency department, and Level III neonatal intensive care nursery
    • 73,000 outpatient visits per year, including outpatient/emergency department/subspecialist visits; 4,700 children's hospital admissions; and 2,900 deliveries
    • Exposure to a vast array of diagnoses ranging from common conditions to the more rare and complex
    • A large catchment area that provides exposure to both urban and rural patient populations 
    • A collegial and welcoming group of residents who support one another during residency
    • Off-campus rotations within the Savannah community at both subspecialists' and general pediatricians' offices
    • Strong training in patient safety and quality improvement through our systemwide graduate medical education initiatives
    • Dedicated clinical faculty committed not only to medical education, but also to the community and children with special health needs
    • A training area that effortlessly supports work-life balance with ready access to the beach, water sports, vibrant nightlife, and an ever-growing arts and culinary community 
    Alison Niebanck. M.D.
    Please read a welcome message from our program director, Alison Niebanck. M.D.

    If you have additional questions, contact:

    Deborah T. Chapman, Pediatric Residency Program CoordinatorDeborah T. Chapman, chapmde1@memorialhealth.com
    Pediatric Residency Program Coordinator
    Memorial Health University Medical Center
    P.O. Box 23089
    Savannah, GA 31404
    Phone: 912-350-8193
    Fax: 912-350-3604