Dr. Keneeshia Williams
Dr. Keneeshia Williams earned her BA degree in Biology and Chemistry from Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota. While at Augsburg, Dr. Williams was a McNair Scholar. Dr. Williams then received her MD degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and returned to Chicago to complete her general surgery residency at University of Illinois at Mount Sinai Hospital. She undertook a one-year research residency in the NIH-funded training program in trauma and burn research at the Burn and Shock Trauma Research Institute of Loyola University Medical Center, and did her surgical critical care/acute care surgery fellowship at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson. She is now an assistant professor of Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She serves as a trauma surgeon, emergency/elective general surgeon, and surgical critical care intensivist at Grady Memorial Hospital. Additionally, Dr. Williams also serves as Chief Quality Officer for the Emory Department of Surgery at Grady Memorial Hospital and American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Surgeon Champion for Grady Memorial Hospital. Dr. Williams leads many quality improvement initiatives at Grady Hospital. Dr. Williams serves as Director of Medical Student Education, Emory School of Medicine at Grady Memorial Hospital, and Acute Care Surgery Medical Student Clerkship Director, Grady Memorial Hospital.