Chief Residents

2023 Pediatric Residency Chiefs


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Virginia Pedigo, M.D.

Medical School: University of Central Florida College of Medicine
Undergraduate: University of Florida
Post-residency Plans: Palliative Care with an interest in narrative medicine and medical humanities.
Scholarly Activity:  QI Initiative “Increasing Inpatient Vaccination Rates on the Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine Service”

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Dean Phillips, MBA, M.D.

Medical School: Texas Tech University School of Medicine
Undergraduate: Texas Tech University
Post-residency Plans: PICU fellowship
Scholarly Activity: QI Initiative/SCCM abstract “Implementation of SBT Protocol to Reduce Unplanned Extubations and Days of Mechanical Ventilation”; SC AAP Presentation “Addressing Caregiver Awareness of Early Childhood Education”