Jason R. Sanders, MD, MBA is the Senior Vice President and Provost of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, with overall responsibility for its seven colleges and clinical, educational, and research programs across the state, including OU Physicians and the Stephenson Cancer and Harold Hamm Diabetes Centers. He also serves as Acting Chair of the OU Medicine Health System, and on the Board of the University Hospitals Authority and Trust, with a focus on integration across the healthcare delivery system.
Dr. Sanders provides patient care in Internal Medicine at OU Health Physicians and the University of Oklahoma Medical Center. He teaches medical students and residents, as well as courses in inter-professional practice, literature and medicine, and the business of medicine. He is a member of the Dean McGee Eye Institute Board, Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Board, Oklahoma City Innovation District Board, United Way Board, Children’s Hospital Foundation Advisory Board, Stephenson Cancer Center Leadership Council, Price College of Business MBA Advisory Board, and American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) Medical Center Leaders Caucus and Council of Teaching Hospitals (COTH).
Dr. Sanders graduated with honors in biochemistry from the University of Oklahoma, studied English at Trinity College, Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, and graduated from Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School with distinction as Harvard’s first combined MD/MBA program graduate. He completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital, including projects in population health and care redesign, and worked in the private sector with major payors, hospitals, and pharmaceutical companies as a consultant with McKinsey & Company.