Savarra Mantzor, MDPediatrics Residency Associate Program Director
Dr. Savarra Mantzor will be joining Full Circle Health in July 2022 as the Pediatric Residency of Idaho’s Associate Program Director.
Dr. Mantzor joins us from the southern region of Idaho where she has practiced as pediatric hospitalist at St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center from 2020-2022. Prior, she was faculty with Baylor College of Medicine and worked as a pediatrician in the Texas Children’s Global Hematology Oncology Pediatric Excellence (HOPE) Program in Botswana (2017-20). She completed her Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Pincus Global Health Fellowship Program in Botswana from 2015-17. She completed a Chief Resident year (2014-15) and her pediatric residency (2011-14) at Our Lady of the Lake Pediatric Residency Program in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She obtained her medical degree (M.D.) from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in collaboration with Columbia University, New York (2007-11). She graduated with honors, magna cum laude from Seattle University, Washington with a Bachelor of Science in General Science and a Minor in Political Science.
Dr. Mantzor’s dual passions are 1) the advancement of medical education for learners and teachers, and 2) improving access to care in areas of limited resources, such as rural and global health settings. She is currently obtaining her PhD in Health Professional Education from the University of Cape Town. Through these activities she hopes to facilitate improvement in common healthcare challenges faced in rural and globally diverse settings, as well as to aid in the optimization of pediatric clinical teaching for medical students and residents.
She enjoys traveling, baking, swimming, skiing, horse riding, running, and board games, but mostly spending endless hours of play and fun with her four children and husband.