The Dean, SAUSHEC
Dr. Scott Jones
Phone: (210) 916-5756
Woodson "Scott" Jones, MD is the Dean, Designated Institutional Official (DIO) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (SAUSHEC). SAUSHEC is comprised of 35 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited training programs with approximately 600 interns, residents and fellows. SAUSHEC is also comprised of approximately 21 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 Adjunct Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Texas 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 positions include: 1) SAUSHEC Pediatric Residency Program Director, 2) Pediatric Clerkship Director, USUHS, 3) Director of Medical Student Education/Staff Pediatrician, Wilford 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. In 2012, he was selected as an honorary member of the Order of Military Medical Merit for his contributions to U.S. Army Medical Department. Dr. Jones’ academic career includes 30 plus published articles/chapters/abstracts and over 30 national/international presentations primarily in medical education. Dr. Jones remains clinically active serving as pediatric ward and nursery attending at the San Antonio Military Medical Center and supervises residents in the outpatient pediatric clinic at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center. While in the Air Force, he was awarded the Legion of Merit Medal, the Joint Service and AF Meritorious Service Medals, AF Commendation Medal, Joint Service and AF Achievement Medals, two NATO medals and an Afghanistan Campaign Medal.