Assistant Professor, Director of Undergraduate Medical Education
Dr. Pfennig is a graduate of Marquette University and the Indiana University School of Medicine and currently serves as the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education in Department of Emergency Medicine. She completed her emergency medicine residency at Indiana University where she was Chief Resident and received the Resident Teacher of the Year Award. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, sharing time between the adult and pediatric emergency departments. Cami is a graduate of the ACEP Teaching Fellowship and continues to pursue further training on the art of medical education. She was recently induction into the Vanderbilt's Academy for Excellence in Teaching. In addition, she is currently enrolled in the Masters of Health Professions Education joint program between the Vanderbilt School of Medicine and Vanderbilt's Peabody College with expected graduation in 2014.
Dr. Pfennig's academic interests include resident and student education, simulation, and focused writing about electrolytes. She has recently implemented Vanderbilt's "Life Beyond Residency" modular curriculum to integrate wellness, advocacy, and career development into EM residency training. In her free time, Cami is a certified fitness instructor currently teaching at the Green Hills YMCA and participates in long-distance running events and triathlons. Cami completed her first Ironman in 2012 and her first Boston Marathon in 2013. She also enjoys baking, exploring Nashville’s dining options, and traveling with friends and family.