Maribeth Williams, MD, MS

Maribeth Williams, MD, MSCR

Maribeth Williams, MD, MS
Assistant Professor and Program Director
Family Medicine Residency Program
1707 North Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32609

Contact Information 
Phone: (352) 265-7001
Fax: (352) 265-9584

Professional Biography

Dr. Maribeth Williams is an Assistant Professor and Program Director for the Family Medicine Residency Program. Dr. Williams is from Mississippi where she attended Ole Miss. After graduating from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine she completed the Trident/MUSC residency program serving as chief resident in 2012-2013. She then completed an academic generalist fellowship and obtained her MSCR in 2015. Dr. Williams’ clinical and research interests include global and under-served health, quality improvement and health services research, and residency education.


B.A. University of Mississippi and Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College
Oxford, Mississippi
Liberal Arts
M.D. University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Oxford, Mississippi
Residency Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Family Medicine
Fellowship Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Academic Generalist
M.S. Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Clinical Research

Honors and Awards

  • AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar (2019)
  • AFMRD Clinic First Collaborative (2018)
  • UF Exemplary Teacher Award (2018)
  • National Institute of Program Director Development Graduate (2016-18)
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Foundation New Faculty Scholar Award (2016)
  • University of Florida College of Medicine Leadership Development Program (2016)
  • Outstanding Resident of the Year for Trident/MUSC Family Medicine Residency Program (2013)
  • Clinical Scholars Award (2013)

Certifications and Professional Organizations

  • American Board of Family Medicine – Board Certified
  • Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD)
  • Florida Academy of Family Physicians
  • North American Primary Care Research Group
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
  • Teaching for Quality (Te4Q) Faculty Development

Academic Interests

  • Graduate Medical Education

Clinical Interests

  • Global and Under-served Health
  • Quality Improvement in Patient Care
  • Preventative Medicine
  • Exercise and Wellness
  • Tobacco Cessation

Recent Publications

  • Porter M, Quillen D, Agana DF, Chacko L, Lynch K, Bielick L, Fu X, Yang Y, Carek PJ. Are Patients Frequently Readmitted to the Hospital Different from the Other Admitted Patients? J Am Board Fam Med January-February 2019; 32:58-64; doi:10.3122/jabfm.2019.01.180052
  • Salloum RG, Theis, RP, Pbert L, Gurka MJ, Porter M, etal. Stakeholder engagement in developing an electronic clinical support tool for tobacco prevention in adolescent primary care. 2018;5(12), 170; doi:10.3390/children5120170
  • Salloum RG, Lee J, Porter M, etal. Evidence-based tobacco treatment utilization among dual users of cigarettes and E-cigarettes. Preventive Medicine. 2018;114:193-199. doi: 10.1026/j.ypmed.2018.07.010. PMID 30026117.
  • Porter M, Carek PJ. Reply to Letter about Article: Burnout and resiliency among family medicine program directors. Family Medicine. 2018. Jun;50(6):481-482. doi: 10.22454/FamMed. 2018.245316. PMID 29933458.
  • Mainous AG III, Porter M, Agana DF, Chessman C. Institutional NIH Research Funding and a Culture of Support for Family Medicine and Their Relationship to Family Medicine Specialty Choice. Family Medicine. 2018;50(5):369-371. PMID: 29762796.
  • Porter M, Malaty J, Michaudet C, Blanc P, Shuster JJ, Carek PJ. Outpatient Referral Rates in Family Medicine. American Journal of Accountable Care. 2018;6(1):25-28
  • Agana DF, Porter M, Hatch R, Rubin D, Carek PJJob Satisfaction Among Academic Family Physicians. Family Medicine. 2018;50(2):106-112. PMID: 29432625
  • Porter M, Harvey J, Gavin J, Carpenter MJ, Cummings KM, Pope C, Diaz VA Qualitative Study to Assess Factors Supporting Tobacco Use in A Homeless Population. AIMS Medical Science. 2017 4(1): 83-98.
  • Porter M, Chacko LAntiepileptic Drugs after First Unprovoked Seizure. Am Fam Physician. ​2017 Feb 1;95(3):online.
  • Mims LD, Porter M, Simpson KN, Carek PJThe “July Effect”: A Look at July Myocardial Infarction Outcomes in Teaching Hospitals. J Am Board Fam Med 2017 30 (2).