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I am the Vice Dean for GME and DIO at UT Health San Antonio and a professor in the Department of Pediatrics.
I graduated Alpha Omega Alpha in 1990 from the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, and earned a BA in Biology from Baylor University in 1986. I completed my pediatric residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center and after as Chief Resident. I completed tours in Europe, Washington D.C. and San Antonio, where I retired in 2011.
I practice pediatrics with the UT Hospitalist Group at University Hospital and in the general pediatric residency clinic at Robert B. Green.
I have numerous published articles, book chapters, abstracts and national/international presentations. I have multiple research, clinical and teaching awards, including
William P. Clement, Jr. Award for Excellence in Education from the USU F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine Class of 2006 for exemplifying the principles of excellence in education by personal example and performance.
Honorary member of the Order of Military Medical Merit for my contributions to the U.S. Army Medical Department.
Legion of Merit Medal
Joint Service and Air Force Meritorious Service Medals
Two NATO Medals
Afghanistan Campaign Medal
Articles & Publications
Jones WS, Philibert I, Konopasek L, Hafferty FW. .From Crisis to Growth: A Guiding, Pragmatic Model During a Global Pandemic. J Grad Med Educ. 2021;13(2):170-173. doi:10.4300/JGME-D-20-01146.1.
Summers SM, Nagy CJ, April MD, Kuiper BW, Rodriguez RG, Jones WS. .The Prevalence of Faculty Physician Burnout in Military Graduate Medical Education Training Programs: A Cross-Sectional Study of Academic Physicians in the United States Department of Defense. Mil Med. 2019;184(9-10):e522-e530. doi:10.1093/milmed/usz055.
McMains KC, Rodriguez RG, Peel J, Yun HC, True MW, Jones WS. .Assessing Mentorship Experiences of Faculty at a Military Academic Center: Challenge and Opportunity. South Med J. 2018;111(5):262-267. doi:10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000799.
Thaxton RE, Jones WS, Hafferty FW, April CW, April MD. .Self vs. Other Focus: Predicting Professionalism Remediation of Emergency Medicine Residents. West J Emerg Med. 2018;19(1):35-40. doi:10.5811/westjem.2017.11.35242.
Bowe SN, Jones WS. .Continuous Leadership Education and Development at the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium. Mil Med. 2017;182(7):1624-1627. doi:10.7205/MILMED-D-16-00260.
Konopasek L, Rackley SJ, Jones W“S, et al. .Konopasek L, Rackley SJ, Jones W“S, et al. Well-Being in the Time of COVID-19 Guidebook. Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.-Coming Soon