Gregory L. James, MD

Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs and Graduate Medical Education

Since February 2016, Dr. Greg James has served as Chief Clinical Officer for Saint Thomas Health, where he is in a dyad role with the system COO to oversee the clinically integrated system of care.  Dr. James is also responsible for the strategic direction and administration of Saint Thomas Health's physician education initiatives in the areas of Graduate Medical Education (GME) and Continuing Medical Education (CME), as well as multidisciplinary research studies to support a large hospital system and regional physician network.  A neurologist, he practiced at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham for 17 years prior to moving into administrative roles as CMO and CCO of St. Vincent’s Health System.  Dr. James also serves as the Chair of the Care Excellence Committee for Ascension Health, the largest not for profit healthcare system in the country, and is a member of the Ascension Leadership Academy.

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Office of Medical Education

910 Madison Avenue, Ste 1031
Memphis, Tennessee 38163
Phone: (901) 448-5506
Fax: (901) 448-1488

Interim Associate Dean, Medical Education:
Michael Whitt, PhD

Scott E. Strome, MD
Robert Kaplan Executive Dean
Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs
910 Madison Ave, Ste 1002
Memphis, TN 38163