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Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Division of Hospital Medicine

Specialty Areas

Care of hospitalized adults and children, quality improvement, patient safety


BS Summa Cum Laude: Regis University, 2000; MD: University of Colorado School of Medicine, 2006; Resident: University of North Carolina, 2006-2010; Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics: University of North Carolina, 2010-present; Medical Director: Children’s Short Stay Unit: NC Children’s Hospital, 2012-present; Associate Program Director of the Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program: University of North Carolina; 2013-present.

Research Interests

Dr. Williams’ areas of focus include academic hospital medicine with an interest in hospitalized patient safety and quality improvement via efforts on the medication safety committee, internal medicine rapid response review group and hospitalist leadership council. She is also invested in resident education and support as the associate program director of the internal medicine and pediatrics residency program. As the medical director of the NC Children’s Hospital short-stay unit, Dr. Williams’ works to ensure pediatric patients who are undergoing procedures, receiving infusions or specialized testing are provided the highest quality care.


Bjornstad EC, James K, Culton D, Williams C, Wardrop RM 3rd. Erythema Nodosum and Fevers. Clinical Pediatrics. 2015 Nov;54(13):1297-8. PMID: 25644642

Stephens JR, Williams C, Edwards E, DeWalt DA, Ossman P, Liles EA. Getting Hip to Vitamin D: A Hospitalist Project for Improving the Assessment and Treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency in Elderly Patients with Hip Fracture. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2014 Nov;9(11):714-9.

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    101 Manning Drive

    Hospital Medicine

    CB# 7085

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7085