Gerald R. Williams, JrMD
Dr. Williams is a member of the Shoulder and Elbow Center at the Rothman Institute and the John M. Fenlin, Jr., MD, Professor of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pa., and a medical degree, with honors, from the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed an internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery and a fellowship in shoulder surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas.
Dr. Williams previously served in several leadership roles for AAOS, including a two-year term on the Board of Directors, chair of the Continuing Medical Education Courses Committee, and a position on the Shoulder and Elbow Evaluation Committee. Active in more than a dozen professional societies and councils, Dr. Williams also served as a past president of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, the Philadelphia Orthopaedic Society and the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society. He also is co-founder and former president of the Mid-Atlantic Shoulder and Elbow Society.