W. Clay Jackson, MD

W. Clay Jackson, MD

W. Clay Jackson, MD, DipTH, is a clinical assistant professor of family medicine and psychiatry at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, Tennessee, where he maintains a private practice in family medicine and directs the palliative medicine program at the West Cancer Center. Dr. Jackson also serves as the associate fellowship director for palliative medicine at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. From this professional platform, he leads multiple teams of dedicated clinicians who have helped to transform the experience of seriously ill patients in the Mid-South. He is the former president of the Academy of Integrative Pain Management.

Dr. Jackson has been the recipient of numerous clinical and teaching awards, and has published his research in numerous journals, including Family Medicine, Journal of Affective Disorders, Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, and the Journal of the American Medical Association.  He has also served as Editor in Chief of The Pain Practitioner, and has co-authored a book on family dynamics.  A frequently invited speaker at national and international professional meetings, he has also been featured in several multimedia projects concerning the treatment of affective disorders and chronic pain, as well as the history and philosophy of medicine.

He is a member of the Psycom Pro Editorial Advisory Board.