Dr. Williams is the Co-Director of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) Center for Evidence-based Practice and the Department of Medicine service-chief at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. His clinical activity since 2004 has exclusively been as an internal medicine hospitalist within UPHS. Kendal Williams is a graduate of the Perelman School of Medicine in 1995 and the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health MPH program in 1996. He then trained in Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he stayed on as chief resident and then faculty until 2004 when he came to Penn. As a faculty member at Penn, he directs a course for the medical students on Clinical Decision-Making and has lectured on the various components of evidence-based clinical reasoning. In his role as the director of the Center for Evidence-based Practice, he supervises the development of health care technology and pharmaceutical assessments and clinical guidelines designed to improve the quality and safety of patients cared for in the University of Pennsylvania Health System. Dr Williams has published clinically-focused articles on hospitalist topics and contributed to the recently published Evidence-Based Medical Consultation by Elsevier. As the director of the Center for Evidence-based Practice, he has performed, written, and edited multiple guidelines for the University of Pennsylvania Health System. Dr Williams has two children and lives in suburban Philadelphia. In his spare time, he is active outdoors and helps to manage a family-owned trout hatchery in rural Pennsylvania.