William C. Logan, Jr. M.D., MHS, AGSF
"My love of medicine and desire to be a physician has been a constant since my early childhood. The only other physician in my family was my great-grandfather, a "horse and buggy" doctor in rural Alabama in the 1920s. His compassion, lack of discrimination, and role in the community are legendary in my family â€” I wanted to be like him.
"My love for older patients developed during my teenage years. I spent lots of time with my grandmother who lived near us. I was frequently invited to accompany her on outings â€” dinner, concerts, and Church events â€” that included not only her but many of her older friends. I learned to appreciate and enjoy the rich experiences and unique, well-differentiated personalities and characters that seemed to develop with aging. My final decision to pursue Geriatrics as a career happened under the direct mentorship of Dr. Paul Eleazer, Division Head of Geriatrics for the University of South Carolina School of …Medicine. He also is responsible for me coming to Columbia and Senior Primary Care to practice."
Masters of Health SciencesClinical Research Training Program, Duke University and National Institutes of Health, Durham, NC
Geriatrics Fellowship GRECC Durham VA Medical Center and Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Duke University, Durham, NC, July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2006.
Internal Medicine Residency UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC, October 1995 to June 1998
General Surgery Residency with Clinician-Investigator Position in Immunology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, June 1992 to October 1995.
MD Degree, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, May 1992
AB with Honors in Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, May 1988
Fellow, American Geriatrics Society, May 2004 to present
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, October 2006 to present
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, November 1998 to present
Recertified November 2008