Donna Marie Williams, M.D.
- Associate Professor of Medicine
- Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program
- Instructor of Record
- Doctoring 2 Course (UCD School of Medicine)
Dr. Williams has an interest in medical education, high value cost conscious care, and the implementation of developmental milestones for internal medicine residents. She also enjoys teaching residents how to lead end-of-life conversations, teaching on the general medical floors and in the clinic, and mentoring residents and students.
M.D., Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia PA 2004
B.A., LaSalle University, Philadelphia PA 2000
Internal Medicine, Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia PA 2005-2007
American Board of Internal Medicine,
American College of Physicians
Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine
Honors and Awards
Internal Medicine ?Golden Apple Teaching Award?, UC Davis Medical Center,
Select Recent Publications
Lead author of the AAIM-ACP High Value Care Curriculum version 3.0, web publication available at: http://hvc.acponline.org/curriculum.html Intended audience: Internal medicine faculty, residents, and students, 38,000 downloads. Jan 2016.
Williams D, Kuehl S, Foster P, Chow R. From competency committee to remediation and beyond: Remediation challenges in the non-cognitive competencies. In R. Ficalora and S. Costa (Eds.), A Textbook for Internal Medicine Education Programs (11th Edition) (pp. 152-164). 2013, Alexandria: Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine.
Fenton J, Kravitz R, Jerant A, Paterniti D, Bang J, Williams D, Epstein R, Franks P. Promoting patient-centered counseling to reduce use of low-value diagnostic tests: A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(2):191-197.
Williams DM, Fisicaro T, Veloski JJ, Berg D. Development and evaluation of a program to strengthen first year residents' proficiency in leading end-of-life discussions. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2011 Aug;28(5):328-34.