William Salazar

Professor

William Salazar

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: General Internal Medicine

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior

  • (706) 721-4078 opt 6
  • (706) 721-0504
  • HB 2010

Education

  • MD, Medicine Universidad Nacional De Columb, 1983

Certifications

  • PHY GA STATE MEDICAL BOARD, 1997

Awards & Honors

  • School of Medicine MCG Glass for Hooding Ceremony Augusta University / Medical College of Georgia, 2022

  • Exemplary Teacher Award of MCG Medical Students Academic Year 2020 - 2021 Augusta University / Medical College of Georgia, 2022

  • Keynote Speaker for Gold Humanism Honor Society Inductees 2022 Augusta University / Medical College of Georgia, 2022

  • 2021 School of Medicine MCG Class for Hooding Ceremony Augusta University / Medical College of Georgia, 2021

  • Exemplary Teacher Award of MCG medical Students Academic Year 2019 - 2020 Augusta University / Medical College of Georgia, 2021

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 6110

    Patient Centered Learning 1
  • RMED 5000

    Medicine
  • MEDI 6210

    Patient Centered Learning 2

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Faculty development to enhance humanistic teaching and role modeling: A collaborative study at eight institutions, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Measuring psychological flexibility in medical students and residents: A psychometric analysis, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Research in Medical Education, 2012
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Communications Lab Working Group, Teaching the Art of Medicine: The Medical Interview. Delivering Bad News, 2011
    Other
  • Patient and Family-Centered Care. Bedside Teaching, 2011
    Other

Research Interests

Fundraiser for a Free Centro Medico in Augusta, GA
Psychosocial Aspects in Primary Care
Teaching and Faculty Development
Depression and Anxiety in Primary Care
Cross Cultural Education
Medical Interviewing
Ambulatory Medicine Education and Curriculum Development
Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
Sexual Medical Interviewing and Sexual Dysfunction
Standardized Patients

College Service

  • Match Advisor, School of Medicine, Internal Medicine, Augusta University 2008 - Present

University Service

  • Faculty Senate 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Member Faculty Development Group 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU/MCG Match Day 2008 - Present

    Role: Other
  • IM Career Advisor; Department of Medicine 1990 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Students Promotion and Evaluation 2004 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member