The Dean, SAUSHEC
Dr. Scott Jones
Phone: (210) 916-3231
Woodson "Scott" Jones, MD is the Dean, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Designated Institutional Official (DIO) of the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (SAUSHEC). SAUSHEC is comprised of 37 Graduate Medical Education (GME) training programs with approximately 600 interns, residents, and fellows. SAUSHEC is the sponsoring institution for the 32 GME programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). SAUSHEC is also comprised of approximately 22 graduate-level allied health training programs with approximately 100 trainees. Dr. Jones served as the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education (GME), SAUSHEC, and Director of Medical Education for the 59th Medical Wing, Lackland AFB, until his retirement from the Air Force in June 2011.
Dr. Jones successfully completed the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Graduate Medical Education Leadership Development Course in May 2011, joining 194 graduates from institutions across the country, who have earned this certificate. Dr. Jones holds academic appointments as an Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics, University of Health Science Center San Antonio (UTHSCSA) and as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), Bethesda, MD. His previous position include: 1) SAUSHEC Pediatric Residency Program Director, 2) Pediatric Clerkship Director, USUHS 3) Director of Medical Student/Staff Pediatrician, Willford Hall Medical Center (WHMC) 4) Maternal/Child Flight Commander, 31st Medical Group, Aviano AB, Italy, and 5) Chief of Residents, Department of Pediatrics, WHMC. Dr. Jones completed his Pediatric Residency at WHMC in 1993, graduated in 1990 Alpha Omega Alpha from the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, and in 1986 with a BA in Biology from Baylor University.
Dr. Jones’ honors include multiple research, clinical and teaching awards, to include William P. Clement, Jr. Award for Excellence in Education, awarded to “the uniformed faculty educator who exemplifies the principles of excellence in education by personal example and performance” from the USUHS Class of 2006. Dr. Jones’ academic career includes 30 plus published articles/chapters/abstracts and over 30 national/international presentations. While in the Air Force, he was awarded the Legion of Merit Medal, the Joint Services and AF Meritorious Service Medals, AF Commendation Medal, Joint Service and AF Achievement Medals, two NATO medals and an Afghanistan Campaign Medal.