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Joseph G. Rogers, MD

Chief Medical Officer, DUHS

Joseph G. Rogers, MD, was appointed to the position of Chief Medical Officer for Duke University Health System (DUHS) in September of 2018. Rogers reports directly to the Executive Vice President for DUHS and is responsible for providing clinical and strategic direction for physician activities across all DUHS clinical entities. He also serves as a key strategic health system liaison with the Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC), the physician practice organization for Duke providers.In addition to championing innovations in safety and quality across the health system, Rogers leads the implementation and evaluation of ongoing DUHS care redesign work, value-based care initiatives, and delivery and implementation of care management and population health strategies.Rogers is a nationally recognized and widely published thought leader in heart failure and heart transplantation.Rogers has served in many important physician leadership roles with DUHS. He has also served as the associate chief medical officer for strategic growth and implementation for the PDC, and as a member of the PDC Board of Managers. Within the Duke University School of Medicine, Rogers served for one year as interim chair of the school’s Department of Medicine. He also served on the Board of Managers for Duke Connected Care, the health system’s Accountable Care Organization (ACO).