Senior Vice President and Provost, OU Health Sciences Center
Jason R. Sanders, MD, MBA, became a board member with the University Hospital Authority and Trust in June of 2015 after being named Interim Senior Vice President and Provost of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.
In his role at the OU Health Sciences Center, Sanders has overall responsibility for its seven colleges and clinical, educational, and research programs.
Sanders also maintains a clinical practice in Internal Medicine with OU Physicians, and teaches medical students and residents.
Sanders graduated with honors from the University of Oklahoma with a B.S. in Biochemistry in 2000. He was selected as a Rhodes Scholar to the prestigious Trinity College, Oxford University and received a Master’s of Art in English Language and Literature in 2003. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School with distinction in 2008, and was Harvard University’s first combined MD/MBA program graduate. Dr. Sanders completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, and during that time worked with health system leaders on care redesign and population health initiatives. He also gained experience in the private sector as a consultant with McKinsey & Company, a leading international consulting firm, focusing his practice on major health care organizations, including hospitals, payors, and pharmaceutical companies.
He lives with his wife Tammy and two sons in Oklahoma City.