Southern Appointed Associate Director, Medical Service
September 30, 2007
Will Southern, M.D., has been appointed to the position of Associate Director of the Medical Service, Weiler Division.
Dr. Southern joined the faculty in 2002 as the physician leader of the newly formed Teaching Hospitalist Program. Under his supervision, the program has expanded to 15 full-time academic hospitalists who provide most of the inpatient teaching for residents and medical students on both campuses. In addition, Dr. Southern has spearheaded a variety of scholarly activities including publications and presentations focused on hospital based care and teaching. In support of these activities Dr. Southern completed a two-year Clinician Scientist training program sponsored by AECOM.
In this new role, Dr. Southern will join Dr. Matthew Berger and Dr. Ellen Harrison in overseeing the administrative, educational, and patient care activities of the Weiler medical service. In conjunction with the Division of General Medicine, he will be working with Dr. Julia Arnsten to create academic development programs for the Teaching Hospitalist group on both campuses.