Scott Richardson, MD

Scott Richardson, MD

Scott Richardson, MD
Scott Richardson, MD

Associate Dean of Academic Success
Interim Campus Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Professor of Medicine

Winnie Davis Hall 103A

108 Spear Road

Athens, GA 30602



Kaiser Fellow in General Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center Strong Memorial Hospital, 1983 – 1985

Chief Resident in Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center / Rochester General Hospital, 1982 – 1983

Resident in Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center Associated Hospitals Program, 1979 – 1982

MD, Georgetown University, 1979

BA, Literature/Zoology (with High Honors), University of Maryland, 1975

Honors / Awards / Achievements

Teacher of the Year, 1992 – 1993, Rochester General Hospital Department of Medicine

Teacher of the Year, 2002 – 2003, Miami Valley Hospital Medical Staff

Robert Davies Award for Teaching Excellence, 2004, WSU Internal Medicine Residency

Faculty Mentor Award, 2006, Boonshoft School of Medicine at Wright State University

Teacher of the Year, 2008, from Class of 2009, Boonshoft School of Medicine at WSU

Pioneer in Medical Education Award, from Class of 2014, AU/UGA Partnership, 2014

Election as Faculty Member to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Fall 2014

MCG Exemplary Teaching Award for 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 years

Educator of the Year Award, from the Class of 2019, AU/UGA Partnership, 2018

Selected Publications

Richardson WS, Wilson MC, Guyatt GH, Cook DJ, Nishikawa J, for the Evidence-Based Medicine Working Group. Users’ guides to the medical literature: XV. How to use an article about disease probability for differential diagnosis. JAMA 1999; 281: 1214 – 1219. PMID: 10199432

Richardson WS, Wilson MC, Keitz SA, Wyer P, for the EBM Teaching Tips Working Group. Tips for teachers of EBM: Making sense of diagnostic test results using likelihood ratios. J Gen Intern Med 2008 Jan; 23 (1): 87 – 92. PMID: 18064524.

Guyatt GH, Rennie D, Meade MO, Cook DJ, eds. Users’ Guides to the Medical Literature: Essentials for Evidence-Based Clinical Practice, 3/e, New York, NY: McGraw Hill, 2015. Named contributor to the following sections: What is Evidence-Based Medicine?; What is the Question?; The Process of Diagnosis. [Please see preface for the editors’ explanation of authorship.]

Straus SE, Glasziou P, Richardson WS, Haynes RB, eds. Evidence-Based Medicine: How to Practice and Teach It, 5/e, New York: Churchill-Livingstone/ Elsevier, 2018.

Richardson WS, Doster LM. Comorbidity and multimorbidity need to be placed in the context of a framework of risk, responsiveness, and vulnerability [Editorial]. J Clin Epidemiol

Richardson WS. The practice of Evi dence-based Medicine involves the care of whole persons [Editorial]. J Clin Epidemiol 2017 Apr; 84: 18 – 21.

Grant Support

Source: Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development

“Veterans Evidence-Based Research Dissemination Implementation Center”

Direct Costs/Current Year/Total: $700,000/$300,000/$3, 500,000

Role: Co-Investigator, 3/1/98 – 6/30/01

Scholarship & Research

Integrating research evidence with other knowledge to improve clinical practice

Methods for diagnostic research, particularly for differential diagnosis

Diagnostic errors – how they happen and how they could be avoided

Identifying and meeting clinicians’ medical knowledge needs

Medical education / continuing professional development

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