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Faculty

100% of the PHM faculty at MUSC have completed post-residency fellowships or chief residencies. Click on the link for each faculty member to learn more about his or her training and follow subsequent links to their publications. 

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Annie L. Andrews MD, MSCR

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
andrewsan@musc.edu
 

Dr. Annie Andrews earned her MD from University of Cincinnati. She completed her residency training in Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. She was an Academic Generalist Fellow at MUSC from 2009-2011 during which time she earned her MSCR. Dr. Andrews’ research interests include improving controller medication use among children with asthma, cost-effectiveness analysis and diagnostic/laboratory stewardship. Dr. Andrews has been awarded a KL2 Career Development Award and a Doris Duke award. She recently completed a training course in Advanced Cost-Effectiveness Analysis at the University of York in York, England. She has experience with Medicaid data, Truven MarketScan data and SAS programming skills.  Dr. Andrews is a member of the Hospital Pediatrics editorial board and served as the Abstract Co-Chair for the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting.

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William T. Basco Jr. MD, MSCR

Professor of Pediatrics
Division Director of General Pediatrics
Academic Generalist and Hospitalist Fellowship Director
bascob@musc.edu
 
Publications  

Dr. William (Bill) Basco earned his MD from Louisiana State University. He completed his residency training in Pediatrics at MUSC. He was an Academic Generalist Fellow at Johns Hopkins and earned his MSCR at MUSC. He was a Robert Wood Johnson Fellow. Dr. Basco's research interests and experience are broad, but his most recent work focuses on medication safety, opioid prescriptions in pediatrics and look-alike sound-alike medication errors. He has been funded on a K08 and an R03 from AHRQ for his work on medication errors. He is the PI of HRSA Academic Administrative Units in Primary Care grant, a HRSA ACA Primary Care Residency Expansion grant, and a site-PI on an AHRQ grant that evaluates hospital-based quality of care for patients with mental health conditions and the quality of transitions of care for these patients.

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David G. Bundy, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics
Chief Patient Safety Officer
dbundy@musc.edu

Publications

Dr. David Bundy earned his MD from the University of Michigan. He then went on to earn his MPH at University of California, Berkeley. He completed his residency in Pediatrics at Seattle Children’s Hospital. He was an Academic Generalist Fellow and Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Dr. Bundy is a Quality and Patient Safety expert and has recently been appointed Chief Patient Safety Officer for the entire MUSC enterprise. He has extensive research training and experience in health services research, quality improvement research, and dissemination and implementation science. His areas of content expertise include sickle cell disease and reducing diagnostic errors in pediatrics. He had received funding from numerous grants, including serving as co-investigator on two AHRQ R01s related to the quality and safety of ambulatory pediatric care.

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Tricia McBurney MD, MSCR

Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Clerkship Co-Director, College of Medicine
mcburnpg@musc.edu

Dr. Tricia McBurney earned her MD from the MUSC. She completed her residency training in Pediatrics at the Medical College of Georgia. She was an Academic Generalist Fellow at MUSC, where she earned her MSCR. She is passionate about resident and medical student education, as evidenced by her role as the Pediatric Clerkship Co-Director for the College of Medicine and winning numerous teaching awards. She is the faculty advisor to the medical students for the Paul B. Underwood Jr. Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor at MUSC.  Her research interests are in medical education, and she is actively involved as an instructor in simulation center.  She is a member of the Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics.

Sarah Mennito, M.D.

 

Sarah Mennito MD, MSCR

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Program Director, Medicine/Pediatrics Residency
mennito@musc.edu

Publications

Dr. Sarah Mennito earned her MD at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in Medicine/Pediatrics at MUSC, followed by a year as pediatric chief resident. She was an Academic Generalist Fellow at MUSC, where she earned her MSCR. She has been the Program Director for the Med/Peds residency program since 2009. She is passionate about medical education, having won numerous teaching awards as selected by the College of Medicine and the pediatric residency program. Her research interests include transition medicine and standardizing care for infant sepsis evaluations. She has collaborated with community pediatricians on grants related to the transitional care of patients with sickle cell disease.

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David Mills, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program
millsd@musc.edu

 

Dr. David Mills earned his MD from Case Western Reserve University. He completed his residency training in Pediatrics at MUSC, followed by a year as pediatric chief resident. He is an Associate Program Director for the residency program, and is the chair of the Clinical Competency Committee. He is passionate about medical education, having won numerous teaching awards including the College of Medicine Golden Apple Award and the Clinical Faculty Excellence Award. His research interests include simulation training’s impact on resident education and observation of medical students’ clinical skills. He serves as a faculty liaison for the Children’s Hospital Patient and Family Advisory Council and is a co-leader for the Solutions for Patient Safety committee on reducing falls in the Children’s Hospital.

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Andrea Summer MD, MSCR

Professor of Pediatrics
summera@musc.edu

Dr. Andrea Summer earned her MD from MUSC. She completed her residency training in Pediatrics at the University of Virginia. She was an Academic Generalist Fellow at MUSC during which time she earned her MSCR. She then joined the MUSC faculty where she has almost 15 years of experience caring for hospitalized children. She is Co-Director for the MUSC International Adoption Clinic, Director of the MUSC Pediatric Travel Medicine Clinic, and program director of the Global Health Certificate Program and the Global Health Track for pediatric residents. In addition to global health, her research interests include improving care delivery to the underserved areas of rural South Carolina. She has an active global health research program including a recently completed pilot project of community health workers in rural India aimed at improving growth and developmental outcomes in infants.

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Ronald J. Teufel II MD, MSCR

Professor of Pediatrics
Hospitalist Section Director
teufelr@musc.edu

Dr. Teufel earned his MD from West Virginia University. He completed residency in Medicine/Pediatrics at MUSC. He was an Academic Generalist Fellow at MUSC during which time he earned his MSCR. He is the section director of Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM). Dr. Teufel has served in national research roles including abstract chair and planning committee research representative for the PHM Annual Meeting, Associate Editor for Hospital Pediatrics, and planning subcommittee for Academy Health’s Annual Meeting. He is actively involved in research training including leading the research content for the AAP’s annual PHM fellows’ conference in Salt Lake City, numerous workshops at national meetings, and publications focused on expanding PHM research. Dr. Teufel’s personal research interests and experience focus on quality improvement and health services research. He is experienced with the use of large data sets including local electronic health records, Medicaid, Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, Health Information and Management Systems Society, American Hospital Association, and Pediatric Health Information Systems. His methodological experience includes SAS programming, modeling, propensity score, and cost effectiveness analysis. He has received funding for research related to using mobile technology to improve symptom monitoring and controller medication use in children with asthma.

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Daniel C. Williams, MD, MSCR

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Informatics and Information Technology
willidan@musc.edu

Dr. Williams earned his MD from East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine and completed his residency in Pediatrics at MUSC. He then went on to complete a Chief Resident year followed by the Academic Generalist Fellowship. He earned his MSCR from MUSC. Dr. Williams’ research interests include pediatric head injuries, electronic health record adoption and laboratory stewardship. He is passionate about medical education, having won numerous teaching awards from the College of Medicine and the pediatric residency program including the Attending of the Year Award as selected by the pediatric residents. As the Medical Director of Informatics and Information Technology, he is actively involved in optimizing Epic implementation at MUSC. He has received funding from the South Carolina Telehealth Alliance to assess a telehealth management strategy for pediatric patients with acute asthma exacerbations.

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Conrad Williams, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Palliative Care Program
wilcon@musc.edu

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Dr. Williams earned his MD from Tulane University. He completed residency in Pediatrics at MUSC. He then went on to complete a Pediatric Palliative Care Fellowship at Akron Children’s Hospital. He is board certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Pediatrics. Dr. Williams has pioneered the Pediatric Palliative Care program at MUSC Children’s Hospital where he leads an interdisciplinary team in caring for children with serious illnesses and their families. He is a member of the Division of General Pediatrics and runs a busy consult service focused on inpatient consults with a growing ambulatory presence. His professional interests include medical communication, home-based palliative medicine visits, and pediatric palliative care program development.