Residents and Program Leaders

Program Leaders

Cami Pfennig, MD

Program Director

Dr. Pfennig-Bass is a graduate of Marquette University and the Indiana University School of Medicine and currently serves as the Program Director of Prisma Health Greenville Emergency Medicine Residency. She is also involved at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville as the Faculty Director of the Colleges and as an Osler College Mentor. Following her Chief Residency at Indiana University, Dr. Pfennig completed the ACEP Teaching Fellowship and then obtained her Masters of Health Professions Education from Vanderbilt University. Prior to the transition to Greenville from Nashville, Tennessee, Dr. Pfennig was the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education and EM physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt University.

Outside of the hospital, Dr. P is a certified group fitness instructor and teaches a variety of classes at the Caine Halter YMCA and the Life Center. In addition, Dr. P is an endurance athlete having completed four Ironman triathlons including the World Championship Ironman in Kona in 2014. Dr. P and her husband David got engaged at the 2013 Boston Marathon and both continue to enjoy fitness activities, athletic events, exploring Greenville’s dining options, and traveling to visit family and friends.  Dr. P and David have two young daughters, Harper and Berkleigh.

Fast Facts:

EM Interests: Student and Resident Education, Curriculum Development, Instructional Design, Obstetrical Emergencies, and Electrolyte-related Emergencies

When not at work you can find me: Exercising, teaching at the YMCA or Life Center, or spending time with my husband and daughters

Favorite Place in GVL: Swamp Rabbit Trail

Spirit Animal: Monkey

Scott Witt, MD

Assistant Program Director

Dr. Witt attended college at the University of South Carolina. After graduation he spent a year working as an EMT in Columbia, South Carolina; an experience that started him on his path to becoming an emergency medicine physician. He completed medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina and stayed in Charleston, SC for residency training. He served as chief resident during his final year of training. His wife, Megan, is an internist in Greenville Health System. They have three children, two boys and a girl.

Fast Facts:

EM Interests: Resident and medical student education, Critical Care

When not at work you can find me: Spending time with my family

Favorite Place in GVL: The Grateful Brew

Spirit Animal: Nick Saban

Megan Cifuni, MD

Assistant Program Director

Dr. Cifuni grew up in South Carolina and attended Clemson University where she earned a degree in Microbiology. After college, she taught high school biology for a brief period of time before entering medical school. Dr. Cifuni completed residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She then practiced for several years in Raleigh, NC.  In 2015, she and her family moved to Greenville, SC where they have been since.

Fast Facts:

EM Interests: Resident education, Physician wellness and resiliency

When not at work you can find me: Chasing around 3 crazy kids!

Favorite Place in GVL: Swamp Rabbit Trail to Falls Park

Spirit Animal: Whale

Shandell Goldsmith, MHSA, MBA-HR

Program Coordinator

Shandell was born in Beaufort, South Carolina. She moved to Greenville when she was in the 9th grade. She attended the University of South Carolina Upstate where she studied business marketing. She also attended Strayer University where she earned a dual masters in Human Resources and Health Services Administration.

When not at work you can find me: Outside of work, Shandell loves to travel and to see Beyonce in concert. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and their fur baby, POLO. Shandell and her husband are also expecting their first child in August of this year. A baby girl named Olivia Nicole.

Favorite Place in GVL: At home

Spirit Animal: Lioness

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