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

Contact Us

Deborah T. Chapman

Pediatric Residency Program Coordinator

Memorial Health University Medical Center
P.O. Box 23089
Savannah, GA 31404-3089
Fax: 912-350-3604