Dr. Williams received his Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University and his Master of Science degree from Duke University, both in Biomedical Engineering. He pursued medical education at Duke University and received his pediatric training at Baylor College of Medicine. He subsequently trained in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Duke University where he was a fellow of the Pediatric Scientist Development Training Program.
He Joined the Baylor Faculty in 2004 in the Section of Critical Care Medicine working in both the Pediatric and Cardiovascular Intensive Care Units. He became the medical director of the PICU in 2008 and transitioned to the Medical Director of Quality for the Section of Critical Care and the Heart Center in 2010. In 2012 he completed a Master’s Degree in Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University during which he solidified his interest in High Reliability. In the fall of 2014 he took on the role of Chief Quality Officer-Medicine at Texas Children’s Hospital. He has a strong interest in quality and has been an outspoken coach for numerous teams undergoing education in the Advanced Quality Improvement Program at Texas Children’s Hospital. He previously was the recipient of the Grand Rounds Award of Excellence for Presentation at Baylor College of Medicine in 2011 and received the Baylor Pediatric Award of Excellence in Teaching in 2015.
His interests are in integrating Systems and Resilience Engineering principles into understanding everyday clinical work, and specifically, minimizing unnecessary variation in care delivery for pediatric septic shock.