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Cydni Williams, M.D., M.C.R

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care, School of Medicine


Dr. Williams is a pediatric critical care physician who specializes in pediatric neurocritical care (children with brain injuries and illnesses requiring intensive care unit admission). Dr. Williams is particularly focused on ensuring recovery even after the intensive care unit admission, and is the Director of the Pediatric Critical Care and Neurotrauma Recovery Program. She has expertise in patient outcomes after critical care including Post-Intensive Care Syndrome and sleep disturbances, both providing clinical care and leading research focused in these areas.

In her spare time, Dr. Williams enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, hiking, camping, and exploring the Pacific Northwest.

Education and training

    • B.S., 2004, University of Kansas
    • M.D., 2008, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
    • MSc, 2020, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Residency

    • Pediatrics, University of Utah, Primary Children's Hospital, 2011
  • Fellowship

    • Pediatric Critical Care, University of Utah, Primary Children's Hospital, 2014
  • Certifications

    • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics 2011
    • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care 2014

Memberships and associations:

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine THRIVE Task Force
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Neurocritical Care Research Group
  • National Neurotrauma Society

Areas of interest

  • Pediatric Neurocritical Care
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Post-Intensive Care Syndrome


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