Deborah J Williams

Deborah J Williams, MD, MS

Assistant Professor

Department: Emergency Medicine – Jacksonville
Business Phone: (904) 244-3837

About Deborah J Williams

Deborah J. Williams, MD, is an assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, where she completed residency training in 2012. She has a master’s degree in physics and a medical degree from Wake Forest University. Prior to entering the medical profession, she worked as a laboratory manager and adjunct professor of physics and astronomy at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, and a CUSP science technician at the Amundsen-Scott south pole station. As faculty coordinator for the Emergency Department Journal Club, she aims to improve the residents’ mastery in critical review of scientific literature while keeping the department up-to-date on pertinent clinical research. Her particular research interest is in methodology for modeling complex systems as a means of improving the safety and efficiency of patient care.

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7710 Sr Emerg Med Clerkshp

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Emergency Medicine

Publications

2021
Physicians’ and nurses’ work time allocation and workflow interruptions in emergency departments: a comparative time-motion study across two countries.
Emergency medicine journal : EMJ. 38(4):263-268 [DOI] 10.1136/emermed-2019-208508. [PMID] 32759349.
2018
Clinical Decision Aids or Clinician Gestalt? Hard to Know Which Is Better: Answers to the September 2017 Journal Club Questions.
Annals of emergency medicine. 71(2):256-261 [DOI] 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2017.12.016. [PMID] 29447866.
2017
Clinical Decision Aids or Clinician Gestalt? Hard to Know Which Is Better: September 2017 Annals of Emergency Medicine Journal Club.
Annals of emergency medicine. 70(3):428-429 [DOI] 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2017.07.012. [PMID] 28844262.
2016
Big Questions for “Big Data”.
Annals of emergency medicine. 67(2):237-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2015.09.019. [PMID] 26481264.
2016
End-tidal carbon dioxide and occult injury in trauma patients: ETCO2 does not rule out severe injury.
The American journal of emergency medicine. 34(11):2146-2149 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajem.2016.08.007. [PMID] 27567419.
2015
The relationship of intravenous fluid chloride content to kidney function in patients with severe sepsis or septic shock.
The American journal of emergency medicine. 33(3):439-43 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.12.013. [PMID] 25650359.
2014
End-tidal carbon dioxide as a goal of early sepsis therapy.
The American journal of emergency medicine. 32(11):1351-6 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajem.2014.08.036. [PMID] 25205615.
2013
Proactive rounding by the rapid response team reduces inpatient cardiac arrests.
Resuscitation. 84(12):1668-73 [DOI] 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2013.08.013. [PMID] 23994805.
2013
Successful Implementation of Proactive Rounding By a Rapid Response Team in a Tertiary, Academic, Level 1 Trauma Center Reduces Inpatient Cardiac Arrests and Facilitates Preemptive Transfer To a Higher Level of Care
Annals of Emergency Medicine. 62

Grants

Aug 2013 – Apr 2018
System Dynamics Modeling of Multi-level Coping Responses to Understand Resilence
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY via NATL INST OF HLTH NIGMS

Education

Emergency Medicine Residency
2012 · University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville
Doctor of Medicine
2009 · Wake Forest University
Master of Science, Physics
1995 · Wake Forest University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(904) 244-3837
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
655 W 8TH ST # C506
UFCOM-J, DEPT OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
JACKSONVILLE FL 322096511
Business Street:
655 W 8TH ST
JACKSONVILLE FL 32209