Dr. Jeff Reames

Dr. Jeff Reames

Mercy 4 Ubuzima Team Physician

Birth Place: Okeene, Oklahoma
Home Town: Edmond, Oklahoma
Age: 52

Favorite Quote:

“Tell me and I’ll forget. Show me and I’ll remember. Involve me and I’ll understand.” – Confucius Professional Background: Reames earned his Doctor of Medicine from The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, where he was chief resident. He’s chairman of the Mercy Emergency Department Quality Council, a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians and chairman of the Emergency Medicine Society of America’s Medical Control Board. He is medical director of emergency medicine at Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City.

Why are you going on this trip to Rwanda?

I have always had an interest in working with hospitals in foreign countries in an attempt to improve the health care of the local citizens. It seems like it is our responsibility, as Mercy, to contribute to this effort.

What are your favorite outside-of-work activities?

I enjoy computers and like going fishing, traveling and spending time with my family.