Pediatrics Residency Program

Welcome to Navicent Health/Mercer University Pediatrics Residency Program.

Picture of Edward K. Clark and Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital, Navicent Health Building

Hello and thank you for visiting our website. We appreciate you taking the time to take a closer look at our Pediatric Residency Program. The Department of Pediatrics at Mercer University's Macon Campus uses The Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital, Navicent Health as its primary clinical teaching site. Our new Pediatric tower opens in the Spring of 2019 and we think you will want to be a part of all the excitement. We are not only excited for the expansion of the hospital and its services, but also for our patients, to whom we provide the highest quality of clinical pediatric care.

The new facility houses a new Pediatric Emergency Room, Pediatric Operating Rooms, Pediatric Radiological Services, and a state of the art Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Although the current facility is presently under complete renovations, we are all coming together under one roof in Spring 2019. As I tell everyone, we are a learning institution, and the Mercer Medical Students and the Pediatric Residency Program are an integral part of the care provided to the children of Central and South Georgia.

Exposure to all aspects of the discipline of pediatrics is available in this program. Our goal is to help medical students develop into independent functional physicians committed to a life time of curiosity and learning. Our Pediatric Clerkship rotation is well- balanced, as you will have the opportunity to receive inpatient and outpatient training, as well as subspecialty, newborn and intensive care exposure.

For our house staff, our program continues to evolve both as a result of new trends in adult education and the growth of our program. We are considered a small family oriented pediatric program and we like it that way. When you need your attending, you don't have to look far. Three years of residency training will be amongst the most challenging, rewarding, and memorable of your career. As a faculty, we will assist our residents in acquiring the knowledge required to successfully practice pediatrics in private practice, subspecialize, or in an academic career, all the while balancing professional and personal lives. Where else to train than in a new facility, nestled in the heart of downtown Macon, where you can find housing close enough to walk to work or far enough that you won't fret over traffic. I'll personally give you a tour of Macon that will make you scratch your head and wonder why it took you so long to get here! You will never know how much Macon has to offer unless you check us out.

Edward K. Clark, MD, FAAP
Thomas B. and Doris E. Black Professor and Chair
Mercer University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics
Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital, Navicent Health


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