Jeffrey D. Williams, MD, FCCP is an Assistant Professor of Medicine with the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at The GW Medical Faculty Associates. Dr. Williams earned his medical degree at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, and then remained in New Orleans for a dual residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatric Medicine in 2004, establishing a foundation for delivering optimal patient care. A highlight of his early clinical experience was a prolonged weekend working in the intensive care unit of New Orleans’s Charity hospital during Hurricane Katrina. After completion of his dual residencies in 2007, Dr. Williams moved to our nations capital and joined us at the George Washington University for fellowship training in Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine. Here he developed clinical research skills with a focus on the physiology on oxygen consumption and lactate production during mechanical ventilation along with the development of novel techniques for monitoring ventilator patient dyssynchrony. Later, in the wake of the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, Dr. Williams joined a new Critical Care Roundtable for US health policy, cultivating an interest in National health policy. He has continued working with this group and over the last five years, witnessed several initiatives he had championed make their way into our federal health care system.
After completing fellowship training in 2010 he left to joined the Medical Care Critical team at Inova Fairfax hospital taking on leadership roles with Respiratory care services and with Inova’s patient safety and quality oversight committee. His clinical interests include medical education, acute lung injury, and sepsis. An enthusiastic educator, Dr. Williams is also board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care Medicine and he expects to be board-certified in Neurocritical Care Medicine by the end of this year. He is consistently recognized for his excellence in teaching. In his 12th year of practice, he remains an enthusiastic educator, consistently recognized for excellence in teaching.