William Kelly

MD, Professor of Medicine and Clerkship Director

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1998 …2024

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Dr. Kelly is a Professor and Clerkship Director, Department of Medicine, and a Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Physician at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. He is a Fellow in the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and Master of the American College of Physicians (ACP). He has held many national leadership positions including Chair of Education for the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) and chaired several of their past national and international meetings. In addition to numerous peer-reviewed published manuscripts, chapters, and abstracts, he has more than 200 presentations including national and international meetings and workshops, and over 40 teaching and military awards. Dr. Kelly's original live and computer-based learning activities using game-informed learning (GIL) have reached over 15,000 physicians in North America, Spain, India, China, and Italy.

Education/Academic qualification

Sleep Medicine Certification

Award Date: 20 Nov 2023

Fellowship, Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine , Walter Reed Army Medical Center/National Capital Consortium, Washington DC


Internal Medicine Residency, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC


BS Biology, Tufts University College of Arts and Sciences, Medford, MA


Master of Health Professions Education (MHPE) , Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Jun 2021 → …

External positions

Chair, CHEST Congress Italy Bologna. Over 750 learners from 56 countries, marking return of live, large-scale CME events https://youtu.be/sFwCjoouUus, American College of Chest Physicians

Jun 2022 → …

Chair, CHEST Congress – https://youtu.be/LDu88tfLHZo

Jun 2021 → …

Chair, CHEST Congress - https://youtu.be/Ip_noE9XdZE One-day CME event with 3000+ learners form 110 countries, guest Dr. Anthony Fauci Winner, bronze Eventex Award for virtual experiences in healthcare (561 entries, 37 countries)

Jun 2020 → …

Chair, Scientific Program committee 2019 New Orleans https://youtu.be/WDCHe4NnxYM Highest recorded meeting attendance, #hrs awarded CME, and trainee & interprofessional participation

Oct 2019 → …

Chair, Education Committee - 800+ hours of CME/MOC annually Received ACCME accreditation with commendation

Jan 2014Oct 2017

Chair and content creator, GAMES (Games Augmenting Medical Education)

Jun 2010Oct 2021

Chair, Training &Transitions committee (fellows and training program directors)

Oct 2008Oct 2010


  • LD Individual institutions (United States)
  • RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
  • U Military Science (General)
  • R Medicine (General)


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