Mark Williams, MD

Associate Professor 

Education History 
BS, Chemistry - University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1976
MD - University of South Alabama College of Medicine, 1980
Post Graduate Training in General Surgery, Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology, 1980-1984
MBA, Samford University, 1995
JD, University of Alabama School of Law, 2001

Research and/or clinical interests
Performance Improvement and Patient Safety, Physician Leadership Development, Rural Health Care, Care Transformation, National Health Care Policy 

National Malcolm Baldrige Award, 2012 
President, Southern Medical Association, 2012
Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of South Alabama National Alumni Association, 2016
Best Doctors in America®, 1996-2020

Previous Positions 
Chief of Staff, Carraway Methodist Medical Center, Birmingham AL
Division Chief, UAB Department of Anesthesiology, Birmingham AL
Chief Medical Officer, St. Vincent’s/Ascension Health, Birmingham AL
Chief Medical Officer, North Mississippi Health Services, Tupelo MS
Chief Physician Executive, Tenet/Brookwood Baptist Health Systems, Birmingham AL
Chief Clinical and Academic Officer, Prisma Health and the University of South Carolina, Columbia SC
Chief Physician Officer, Bozeman Health, Bozeman MT