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Nan A. Garber, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Additional Title:

Program Director, Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship Program


110 S. Paca St., 8th Floor, Suite 820

Phone (Primary):

(410) 328-6957


(410) 328-0680

Education and Training


Univ Health Center of Pittsburgh/Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA - Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship, 2002-2005

State Univeristy of New York at Buffalo/Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY - Pediatric Residency, 1999-2002

Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel - Doctorate of Medicine, 1995-1999

Columbia University, New York, NY - Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program, 1991-1993

Tufts University, Medford, MA - 1986-1990


Nan Garber is a pediatric intensivist who is board certified in both general pediatrics and pediatric critical care medicine.  She completed her pediatric residency at the Children's Hospital of Buffalo and then continued on to fellowship training in critical care medicine at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.  Following fellowship she joined the faculty at the University of Maryland where she now serves as Program Director for the Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship training program.  Her interests include resident and fellow education as well as the use of simulation training in improving health care delivery, team dynamics and health care outcomes.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Simulation training. Team dynamics.

Highlighted Publications

Foster CB, Simone S, Bagdure D, Garber NA, Bhutta AB.  Optimizing Team Dynamics:  An Assessment of Physician Trainees and Advanced Practice Providers Collaborative Practice. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2016; 17e430-436.

Nishisaki A, Hales R, Biagas K, Cheifetz I, Corriveau C, Garber N, Hunt E, Jarrah R,McCloskey J, Morrison W, Nelson K, Niles D, Smith S, Thomas S, Tuttle S, Helfaer M, Nadkarni V. A Multi-institutional high fidelity simulation "boot camp" orientation and training program for pediatric critical care (PCC) fellows.  Pediatric Crit Care Med 2009; 10:157-162