J. James Rohack, MD, FACC, FACPCardiologistBaylor Scott & White Health
Chief Health Policy Officer, Baylor Scott & White Health
Director, Center for Healthcare Policy
Medical Director for System Improvement, Scott & White Health Plan
Courtney Centennial Endowed Chair in Medical Humanities
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine
Patient Care Emphasis
General and Consultative Cardiology
Diplomate of the American Board of Cardiovascular DiseaseDiplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
Baylor Scott & White Appointment
August 25, 1986
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, TX, MD, 1980University of Texas at El Paso, TX, BS, 1976
Cardiology Clinical Fellowship, University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals, Galveston, TXInternal Medicine Residency, University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals, Galveston, TX
Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
The William R. Courtney Centennial Endowed Chair in Medical Humanities; Professor of Internal Medicine and Humanities in Medicine
Publications and Research
AMA and patient safety. Texas Medicine 2005; 101:75-76.Godley P, Nguyen A, Yokoyama K, Rohack J, Woodward B, Chiang T.
Improving hypertension care in a large group-model MCO. Am.J.Health Syst.Pharm. 2003; 60:554-564.Godley P, Pham H, Rohack J, Woodward B, Yokoyama K, Maue SK.
Opportunities for improving the quality of hypertension care in a managed care setting. Am.J.Health Syst.Pharm. 2001; 58:1728-1733.Rajam, MH, Villamaria, FJ, Rohack, JJ. Evaluating the status of translating research into practice in major academic healthcare system, Academic Medicine Intl Jnl of Tech Ass in Health Care 2009, 25(1), 84-89Edwards, WV, Rohack JJ, A shared commitment to ending disparities in care, Jnl of National Medical Association, 101(6), 623-624Rohack, JJ, A dangerous precedent: the cosmetic surgery tax, Ann of Plastic Surgery 66(2), 109Gooch, GR, Finley, M, Rohack JJ, The Moral from Sorrell: Educate, Don''t Legislate, Health Matrix: Jnl of Law-Medicine, 23 (in print)
Awards and Honors
Top 50 Most Powerful Physician Executives in Healthcare100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare"Super Doctor," Texas Monthly, 2013-2015America's Top CardiologistUTEP Distinguished Alumnus Award, 2008Golden Nugget Distinguished Alumnus Award, UTEP College of Liberal Arts, 2002Who's Who in the WorldAshbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus Award, UTMB, 2000Paul Ledbetter Physician Volunteer of the Year Award, American Heart Association Texas Affillitate, 1997American Heart Association Distinguished Service Award, 1990
Former president, American Medical AssociationFormer president, Texas Medical Association
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