James Jackson, MD, FACP Assistant Program Director, Operations
James Jackson, MD, received his Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology at The University of Texas at Dallas and Doctor of Medicine from Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. He completed Internal Medicine Residency Training at the University of New Mexico and currently holds the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor. His interest in medical education started as a resident and Dr. Jackson pursued the interest further during a chief resident year after training.
As Assistant Program Director for Operations, Dr. Jackson develops, oversees and implements programmatic innovations, such as our 3 + 3 week Wellness Block Schedule, Ward System Design, and other projects. He collaborates with Dr. Kunz in operations regarding the inpatient curriculum and practice. Outside of medicine, Dr. Jackson enjoys traveling with his wife, photography, playing multiple instruments including guitar, and is an avid video/board gamer.
Honors for Dr. Jackson include:
Montana ACP Chapter Faculty of the Year – 2018
Billings Clinic Teaching Attending of the Year – 2017-2018
Chief Resident of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, NM (2016-2017)
Resident of the Year, UNM Internal Medicine Residency Program (2015-2016)
PGY-2 of the Year, UNM Internal Medicine Residency Program (2014-2015)
Intern of the Year, UNM Internal Medicine Residency Program (2013-2014)
Academic Honors Scholarship Recipient at University of Texas at Dallas (2005-2009)
Anson L. Clark Research Scholarship Recipient (2005 and 2006)
James Jackson, M.D., Lauren Liaboe, M.D., Paul Andre, M.D., Justin Roesch, M.D., “Boot Camp: Education for Transitioning Learners and Professionals” SGIM Mountain West Conference, Phoenix, AZ, 2016
James Jackson, M.D.; Jens Langsjoen, M.D., “A Diet of Diet Coke: An Unusual Presentation of Pancytopenia with Hemolysis” New Mexico ACP Conference, Albuquerque, NM, November 6, 2014.
James Jackson, MSIV; Cindy Douglas, M.D.; Curtis Mirkes, D.O., FACP, “A Weak Story: A 59 Year Old Female with Longitudinally Extensive Transverse Myelitis” National ACP Conference, San Francisco, April 12, 2013.
James Jackson, MSIV; Cindy Douglas, M.D.; Curtis Mirkes, D.O., FACP, “A Weak Story: A 59 Year Old Female with Longitudinally Extensive Transverse Myelitis” Texas ACP Conference, Ft. Worth, TX, November 3, 2012.
Kylie Ebner DO, PGY-3; Danielle deMontigny Korb MD, PGY-3; Robert Renjel MBBS, JD, PGY-2; Virginia Mohl MD, PhD; Keith Davis MD; James Jackson MD; Sarah Peila MD; Kale Knudsen MD; Mark Lee MD FACP; Robert Ficalora MD FACP, “Studies on Physician Resiliency and Well-Being in Rural MT” NI VI Meeting 3, Denver, CO, October 13, 2018.
Shannan Patterson, MD/MPH PGY-1, James Jackson, MD., “DRESSED to KILL” Billings Clinic Primary Care Symposium, Billings, MT, April 27, 2018.
James Rankin, MD. PGY-1, Juan Adams, MD., James Jackson MD., “Wheezes and Wheals: A rare condition masked by chronic urticaria and COPD in a nonsmoker” Montana ACP Chapter Meeting, Billings, MT.
National NI VI Meeting Four. March 28, 2019 for “Studies on Physician Resiliency and Well-Being in Rural MT.”