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.
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