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Department of Pediatrics

Quillen College of Medicine

Jackson Williams, MD | Pediatric Hospitalist

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Jackson Williams, MD | Associate Professor | Division Director

Dr. Jackson Williams

Medical Education:  University of Tennessee Memphis School of Medicine, Memphis, TN, 2002  
Residency:  Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA, 2007  
Graduate Education: Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK, 2011


Office: 423-431-3100

Abstracts, posters and presentations given at international, national or regional meetings, Invited presentations.

 National / International

  • Zeno A*, Goode S, Williams J. “Unusual Presentation of a Rare Adult Disease in a 15 yo with Charcot’s Triad.” American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition, Poster and Platform Presentation. Washington DC. Oct. 2015.
  • McKenna K*. Carter B. Williams J. “Restructuring Pediatric Viral Respiratory. Testing Protocols and Procedures: A QI Initiative.” Pediatric Academic SocietyPoster Presentation. Vancouver, Canada. May 2014.
  • McQuilkin P, Niescierenko M, Williams J, et al. “A Successful Model of Academic Collaboration to Provide Meaningful Educational Experiences for US Residents
    and African Medical Trainees.” Consortium of Universities for Global Health. Washington DC. April 2013.
  • Williams J, Stechenberg B, Smith D. “Oops Rounds and Other Innovative Ways to Teach Patient Safety and Team Communication.” Pediatric Academic Society
    Workshop. Denver, CO. May 2011.
  • Kopcza K, Heelon M, Fioravant-Collette K, Williams J. “Pediatric Medication Safety Committee Quality Improvement Initiatives.” Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy
    Group Annual Conference. Memphis, TN. March 2011.
  • Williams J, Stechenberg B, Smith D. “Oops Rounds and Other Innovative Ways to Teach Patient Safety and Team Communication.” Association of Pediatric
    Program Directors Workshop. Chicago, IL. April 2010.


  • “Global Health Agencies”
    University of Massachusetts Global Health Fellows Conf. Worcester, MA. Nov 2015“

  • “Ebola: An Update”
    Pediatric Grand Rounds. Baystate Medical Center, MA. Dec 2014.

  • “Pediatric Febrile UTI’s: Current Practice, Controversy, and the New AAP Guidelines.”
    Pediatric Grand Rounds. Cooley-Dickinson Hospital, MA. Sept 2013.

  • “A Global Health Update: Warts and All.”
    Pediatric Grand Rounds. Baystate Medical Center. Jan 2013.

  • “Computers, Complexity and Compassion.”
    Schwartz Center Rounds. Baystate Medical Center. Dec 2012.

  • “Rebuilding Healthcare in Post-war Liberia.”
    Tufts International Emergency Medicine & Global Health Symposium. Nov 2012.

  • “Pediatric Hospital Medicine Cases from Liberia.”
    Pediatric Grand Rounds. Baystate Medical Center. July 2012.

  • “The Febrile Infant and Herpes Infection: When to Worry.”
    Pediatric Grand Rounds. Baystate Medical Center. Feb 2011.

  • “Her Death Will Be On My Soul: End of Life Journey with an Iraqi Family.”
    Schwartz Center Rounds. Baystate Medical Center. Jan 2011.

Journal Publications, Chapters or Textbooks

  • Williams J. “The Toll of the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa.” The Forum – Newsletter
    of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Fall 2014. 15(4). Page 1.

  • McQuilkin P, Marshall R, Niescierenko M, Tubman V, Olson B, Staton D, Williams J,
    Graham E. “A Successful US Academic Collaborative Supporting Medical Education in a Post Conflict Setting.” Global Pediatric Health. Published online

  • Jackson WC, Wilde JO Jr., Williams J. “Using Clinical Empowerment to Teach
    Ethics and Conflict Management in Antemortem Care: A Case Study.”
    American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care. 2003; 20(4): 274-8.

Invited Presentations

  • “What the Generalist Needs to Know about Malaria” and “What the Generalist Needs to Know about Measles”
    9th Annual Practical Medicine & Pediatrics Symposium. Mystic, CT. October 2015.
  • “Beyond Medical Tourism: Models for Sustainable Global Health.” Pediatric Grand Rounds. Niswonger Children’s Hospital, Johnson City, TN. April 23, 2015.
  • “Rebuilding Healthcare in Post-Conflict Liberia.”
    Guest Lecturer. Diploma Course in Tropical Medicine. Liverpool, UK. Nov 2014.
  • “Local vs. Global: The Differences in Providing Healthcare.” Invited Panelist.
    Indiana University Global Health Symposium. Bloomington, IN. October 24, 2013
  • “A Practical Approach to Global Health and Tropical Medicine.”
  • 7th Annual Practical Medicine-Pediatrics Symposium. Mystic, CT. October 5, 2013
  • HEARTT (Health Education and Relief Through Teaching)
    National Pre-Departure Symposium & Meeting.
    Course Director and Facilitator
    Baystate Medical Center, MA. July 2013.
  • “An Introduction to Malaria Management.”
    HEARTT National Pre-Departure Symposium. Baystate Medical Center, MA. July 2013

Leadership role serving on committees, governing boards in national medical organizations or as a review or editorial board member for a peer reviewed journal.

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Hospital Medicine,
    Subsection of Global Health
    Founding, Co-Chair
    May 2015 - present

  • Association of Pediatric Program Directors, Pediatric Global Health Educators
    New England Global Health Site Database Coordinator
    2013 - 2015

  • Baystate Health System, MA
    2013 – Dec 2015

  • Baystate Health System Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
    2010 – Dec 2015

  • Schwartz Rounds Planning Committee
    2009 – Dec 2015
    Professional Committees (Continued):

  • Children’s Hospital Executive Committee
    2008 – 2011

  • Children’s Hospital Peer Review Committee
    2006 – Dec 2015

  • Children’s Hospital Performance Improvement Team
    2006 – Dec 2015

  • Pediatric Medical Management Team
    2006 – Dec 2015

  • Pediatric Residency Clinical Competency Committee
    2006 – Dec 2015

  • Children’s Hospital Program Development Standing Committee
    2009 – 2011

  • Pediatric Asthma Care Performance Improvement Team
    2009 - 2011

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