University of Michigan, 1977
Administrative and teaching activities were the primary focus of Dr. Wilson’s academic activities for 2017, his first year of phased retirement. Dr. Wilson served on multiple departmental, college, and university committees. Within the Department of Behavioral Science, Dr. Wilson continued in his role as Associate Chair for education, and chaired the BSC Curriculum committee, focusing on continuing development and assessment of the department’s clinical and translational science graduate courses, and new undergraduate course development. Within the College of Medicine he continued on several committees related to his role as course director of the year-long eight credit Introduction to Clinical Medicine course. This year he began assisting in the development of the first year curriculum at the Bowling Green campus of the College of Medicine. He also currently serves as Chair of the Curriculum Subcommittee of the LCME accreditation, and on related accreditation committees. His teaching commitments included working as a small group preceptor for ICM, participating in the department’s interviewing course for dental students, serving as a preceptor in the Interprofessional Course for Medical Center Colleges, and assisting in the department’s independent research course for biology students interested in behavioral neuroscience. His curriculum development activities include development of learning modules related to use of interpreters for non-English speaking patients, coping processes in children with cancer, and revision of modules related to grief and loss, pain, health disparities, and motivational interviewing. He served on four Ph.D. committees, with two graduating in 2017. He is currently re-working three manuscripts related to Interprofessional education, humanities teaching, and effective use of the teaching portfolio.
Dr. Wilson’s research focuses on stress, coping, and quality of life. In clinical populations, including patients in pain, primary care patients, and medical students and residents. His current research interests focus on doctor-patient communication, the role of social support and social obstruction in health and illness and quality of life in professional education.
A Web-based Employment Intervention for Drug Court Participants
NIDA R21 J. Matthew Webster PI
Co-I 9/15/08 – 6/30/11 (275,000)
Faculty Development in Primary Care
HRSA Charles Griffith PI
Co-PI and Co-Program Director 7/2005-6/2008 (688,542)
Pre-doctoral Training in Primary Care: special topics in standardized patient training
Health Resources Services Administration, Steve Haist, PI
Co-investigator 7/1/03 - 6/30/06, ($917,343)
Cline, V.D., Wilson, J.F., Prout, H. T. (2011) Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children following moderate-severe injuries, Journal of Trauma Nursing, 18(3) 155-160.
Deep, K.S., Griffith, C.H., Wilson, J.F. (2008) Communication and decision-making about life sustaining treatment: examining the experiences of resident physicians and seriously ill hospitalized patients. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 23(11) 1877-1882.
Haist, S.A., Wilson, J.F., Lineberry, M.J., & Griffith, C.H. (2007). A randomized controlled trial using insinuated standardized patients to assess residents’ domestic violence skills following a two-hour workshop. Teach Learn Med, 19(4), 336-342.
Wilson, J.F. and Kopitzke, E. Stress and Infertility. Current Women’s Health Reports, 2002, 2, 194-200.
Wilson, J.F., Johnson, M.S, Studts, J.L., and Elam, C.L. Quality of life as a measure of the impact of major curricular change. Academic Medicine, 1996, 19, 40-42.