Jason Wilson, MD, MA, FACEP is an emergency medicine physician, medical director, and medical anthropologist with an interest in developing patient-centered pathways that are medically efficacious but also consider structural and cultural forces in determining health inequities while reconsidering the role and position of the emergency department.
Current work includes research, development and treatment of anticoagulation and bleed reversal pathways, pathways that improve the ED based treatment of patients with sickle cell disease, HIV/HCV screening, HIV/HCV linkage and expansion of harm reduction programs to identify HIV and HCV in the emergency department and community; stabilization and linkage to care of patients with opioid use and other substance use disorders; operational management of the ED; response to Covid-19 in the hospital and community.
Dr. Wilson has received numerous grants and awards that fund his research and academic work while also staying busy seeing patients at a large Level-1 Academic trauma center in Tampa, Florida. Wilson has presented at many international, national, state and regional conferences and has multiple peer-reviewed publications. He received a book contract in 2019 (with co-author Roberta Baer, PhD) and the monograph, (which covers how anthropology can be utilized in a clinical setting to improve patient centered care and education) is planned for completion in Summer 2021.
Dr. Wilson coordinates the emergency medicine coverage of local NFL games and serves as a team emergency medicine physician for the Tampa Bay Lightning. In addition, Wilson serves on numerous academic and community boards, conducts peer review for medical journals, and educates premedical and medical students. Jason Wilson is an Associate Professor at the Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida, with a core faculty role in resident education.
He is also completing a PhD in anthropology at the University of South Florida, where he is an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Anthropology.
In January 2021, Dr. Wilson was appointed to the inaugural leadership team of the new USF Center for Justice Research and Policy.