DJP Update 8-7-2015 R.I.P. William J. “Jeff” Terry, MD

DJP Update 8-7-2015 R.I.P. William J. “Jeff” Terry, MD

Our dear friend Jeff died today. May he Rest In Peace.

Jeff was a true leader who had the courage to advocate for patients and physicians. He did his homework. And he did not give up! His passion and kindness combined with his competence made him a strong advocate for us.

His recent work pointing out the serious problems of moving to ICD-10 is one of many examples.

Sincere condolences to his wife Elizabeth and his sons.

He will be missed. He was too young to depart.

For a 2013 photo of Jeff working at the hospital, see New York Times December 29, 2013 article at:

Here is Jeff taking the oath of office as President of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama (MASA) in 2011:

A story about his testimony in Congress in 2015 re ICD-10:



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