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Faculty Detail    
Name JASON L MORRIS
 
Campus Address BDB 345 Zip 0012
Phone  (20-5) -836
E-mail  jlmorris@uabmc.edu
Other websites UAB GIM
UAB DOM
UAB Medicine Provider Page
     

Education
Undergraduate  Georgetown University    1994  Bachelor of Science in Business Administration 
Medical School  University of Alabama School of Medicine     2001  M.D. 
Residency  University of Alabama at Birmingham    2004  Internal Medicine Residency 
Residency  University of Alabama at Birmingham    2005  Chief Medical Resident 


Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Medicine  Med - General Internal Medicine Professor
Center  Ctr for Interprof Educ and Simulation  Ctr for Interprof Educ and Simulation Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Jason L. Morris, MD is Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Program Director of the Tinsley Harrison Internal Medicine Residency Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Morris received his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, Alabama. He then completed his intership, residency, and chief medical residency at UAB.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
Alabama Chief Resident Society  Secretary-Treasurer   
American College of Physicians  Member. FACP  www.acponline.org/ 
Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine  Member  www.im.org/apdim/ 
Society for Simulation in Healthcare  Member  http://ssih.org/ 
Society of General Internal Medicine  Chair, Southern SGIM meeting 2011. President Southern SGIM 2012-2013  www.sgim.org/ 



Research/Clinical Interest
Title
Description
Dr. Morris provides patient care in the inpatient and outpatient settings at UAB and the Birmingham VA Medical Center. He has a strong interest in medical education and served as the Internal Medicine Clerkship Director from 2008-2012 before taking the role as Associate Program Director of the Tinsley Harrison Internal Medicine Residency Program. He is interested in utilizing adult learning theory to improve knowledge acquisition and retention in medical students and residents via simulation and other innovative teaching/learning methods.

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Musgrove JL, Morris J, Estrada CA, Kraemer RR. Clinical reasoning terms included in clinical problem solving exercises? J Grad Med Educ. 2016;8(2):180–184.  27168884 
Fitzmorris PS, Morris JL, Fettig DM. An Unusual Presentation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Images of the Month. Am J Gastroenterol 2015;110:1395.   26465899 
Parris T, Kraemer R, Newsom J, Estrada CA, Willett LL, Morris JL. Scoring Tool Validation to Select Clinical Vignettes. Med Edu. 2013;47(5):530-1.   23574089 
Coker J, Castiglioni A, Kraemer RR, Massie FS, Morris JL, Rodriguez M, Russell SW, Shaneyfelt T, Willett LL, Estrada CA. Evaluation of an advanced physical diagnosis course using consumer preferences methods: the nominal group technique. Am J Med Sci. 2014 Mar;347(3):199-205.   23552288 
Tofil NM, Morris JL, Peterson DT, Watts P, Epps C, Harrington K, Leon K, Pierce C, White ML. Interprofessional simulation training improves knowledge and teamwork in nursing and medical students during internal medicine clerkship. J Hosp Med. 2014 Mar;9(3):189-92.   24420579 
Schleifer JW, Centor RM, Heudebert GR, Estrada CA, Morris JL. NSTEMI or Not: A 59-Year-Old Man with Chest Pain and Troponin Elevation, Exercises in Clinical Reasoning, J Gen Intern Med, 2013;28(4):583-590.  23054926 
Vick A, Kraemer RR, Morris JL, Willett LL, Centor RM, Estrada CA, Rodriguez M. A 60-year-old Woman with Chorea and Weight Loss, Exercises in Clinical Reasoning, J Gen Intern Med, 2012 Jun;27(6):747-51.   22143453 
Bhatnagar D, Morris JL, Rodriguez M, Centor RM, Estrada CA, Willett LL. A Middle Age Woman with Sudden Onset Dyspnea, Exercises in Clinical Reasoning, J Gen Intern Med, 2011;26(5):551-4.   21301984 
Stefan MS, Blackwell JM, Crawford KM, Martinez J, Sung SW, Holliday SA, Landry M, LaVine N, Lerfald N, Morris JL, Greene S, Cykert S. Patients’ Attitudes Toward and Factors Predictive of HIV Testing of Academic Medical Clinics. Am J Med Sci. 2010;340(4):264-7.  20625275 

Keywords
Clinical Reasoning, Simulation, Medical Education