Donald A. Briscoe, M.D., FAAFP
Donald Briscoe, M.D., is director of the Longitudinal Primary Care course for the University of Houston College of Medicine. Briscoe is responsible for educating students in primary care practice and in household-centered care, which teaches social determinants of health through work in interprofessional teams in Houston’s Third Ward and East End. He also contributes to the direction of the Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems course and the Transition to Clerkships course.
Briscoe is a family physician who practices at the Lone Star Circle of Care Clinic at the University of Houston. Prior to joining UH College of Medicine, he was both the residency director of the Houston Methodist Family and Community Medicine Residency and the chief medical officer of Vecino Health Centers.
Briscoe earned a bachelor’s in chemistry from the University of Virginia. Prior to attending medical school at the University of Virginia, he worked as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Togo, West Africa and as a research assistant at George Washington University. He completed his family medicine residency at UPMC Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA and his faculty development fellowship at Eastern Virginia Medical School.