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Colonel Jesse M. Wickham is currently the Chief of
Nephrology, 959 th Medical Operations Squadron, Joint
Base San Antonio – Fort Sam Houston, Texas. His
responsibilities include assuring safe delivery of kidney
care at Brooke Army Medical Center, a 425-bed facility
supporting over 240,000 healthcare beneficiaries in the
San Antonio health marketplace. He is also the
Associate Program Director of the combined San Antonio
Uniformed Services Health Education
Consortium/University of Texas Health at San Antonio
Nephrology fellowship training program, responsible for
the training and certification of 10 kidney health
specialists per year.
Colonel Wickham received a Bachelor of Science in
Chemistry in 2001 from Canisius College. He was
Commissioned in the Air Force through the Health
Professions Scholarship Program in 2002. He received
his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Lake
Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2006. He is a
graduate of the internal medicine residency program at
Wright State University/Wright-Patterson Medical Center,
and served as Chief of Residents at Keesler Medical
Center during the rebuilding of the Graduate Medical
Education programs after Hurricane Katrina. He
completed his fellowship training in Nephrology from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in
2013, and served two tours in Afghanistan in 2014 and 2021 where he served as Brigade Surgeon to the
Commander of Bagram Air Field and Flight Commander of the Medical Operations flight, responsible for COVID
operations during the last active missions in Afghanistan.