Positions

Associate Professor and Vice Chair - Community Health
Baylor College of Medicine
Lead the Community Health Program
Assistant Chief of Staff - Harris Health System
Ambulatory Care Services
Baylor College of Medicine
Provide leadership and supervision to physicians and advanced practice providers. Further, acts as a role model to his peers and leads an interdisciplinary, collaborative team approach to ensure delivery of high-quality, cost-effective, patient-centered care. He creates a culture of excellence in clinical care, drives patient and provider satisfaction, promotes evidence-based practices, and leads continuous performance improvement. He ensures compliance with medical staff bylaws, policies and procedures, and regulatory and accreditation requirements. He models, supports and promotes the mission, vision, values and culture of HHS. He fosters an environment that promotes engagement, empowerment, and optimal patient, staff and provider satisfaction. Finally, works collaboratively with COS to achieve the targeted outcomes of HHS improvement, specifically accepting delegated tasks from his direct and indirect reports.
Associate Residency Director
Family and Community Medicine
Graduate Medical Education
Baylor College of Medicine
Course Director - Care of the Underserved (student elective)
Family and Community Medicine
Undergraduate Medical Education
Baylor College of Medicine
Sub Internship Course Director
Family and Community Medicine
Undergraduate Medical Education
Baylor College of Medicine

Professional Statement

No sense in making a statement when others have said it more eloquently before:

“Compassion is a muscle that gets stronger with use, and the regular exercise of choosing kindness over cruelty would change us.”

― Jonathan Safran Foer

“When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”

― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”

― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony"

― Mahatma Gandhi

"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others"

― Mahatma Gandhi

Selected Publications

Funding

Affordable Care Act: Primary Care Residency Expansion
- #T89HP20837
Grant funding from HRSA – Health Resources and Services Administration
Residency Program Expansion
Residency Training in Primary Care: Patient Centered Medical Home in the Neighborhood
- #TD58HP20807A0
Grant funding from HRSA – Health Resources and Services Administration