Jeffrey G. Wiese, MD, FACP
Associate Chair, Department of Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
Director of the Tulane Internal Medicine Program
Jeffrey G. Wiese, MD, is an Associate Professor and the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education at the Tulane University Health Sciences Center. He is also Vice-Chairman of Medicine, the Chief of the Charity Medical Service and the Director of the Tulane Internal Medicine Program. He is also the course director for the Clinical Diagnosis, Biostatistics, Advanced Internal Medicine, and Medical Education courses.
Dr. Wiese attended Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he received his medical degree in 1995. He completed his residency in internal medicine, chief residency and a medical education fellowship at the University of California at San Francisco. He has been on faculty at Tulane since 2000.
Dr. Wiese devotes his time to teaching and educational research, some of which incorporates evolving technologies in clinical reasoning and patient safety. Dr. Wiese has won 41 teaching awards in the first nine years of being on faculty. He was named the University of California San Francisco’s Professor of the Year in 2000, and the Tulane Attending of the Year in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2007. He was the recipient of The Society of Hospital Medicine’ Education Award in 2005, the ACGME’ Parker Palmer Courage to Teach Award in 2006, the AAMC’s Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award in 2006, and the ACP’s Walter J. McDonald Award in 2007.
Dr. Wiese has written over 70 articles, books, or book chapters and has made over 200 presentations to national and international audiences. He is a reviewer for six national journals, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Society of Hospital Medicine and the Council for the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine.
As Chief of Medicine for Charity and University hospitals, he serves on over twenty different Tulane and MCLNO committees. Over the past two years he has spear-headed an effort to enact a recurrent $1.2 million dollar hospitalist proposal for Charity hospital.
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Dr. Wiese’s leadership was on display. He drove over 56,000 miles visiting his displaced residents and continuing to teach a curriculum that rotated weekly in the three cities in which they were placed. Under his leadership, Tulane’s residency only lost 5 of 115 residents, and completely filled their intern complement within the match. Tulane lost only three weeks of curricular time, and all residents found a fellowship position at the end of their training.
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