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Meet the new Oklahoma Governor-elect Designee

Congratulations to the Oklahoma Chapter Governor-elect Designee (GED), Rhett L. Jackson, MD, MACP. Our new GED will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start his four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2023. As Governor, Dr. Jackson will serve as the official representative of the College for the Oklahoma Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. In the meantime, Dr. Jackson will be working closely with Dr. Hauger (the current governor) and College staff to learn about the College and his duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GED, read his bio below.


Rhett L. Jackson, MD, MACP

Medical School Education: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

Post-Doctoral Training: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine

Present Position: David Ross Boyd Professor and Chief, General Internal Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Director, Doctor's Dilemma 2019; Laureate Award 2018; Director, Annual Scientific Meeting 2017; Member, Council 2000-2017

ACP National Activities: Mastership 2020; Fellowship 2008

Other Appointments/Activities: Director, General Internal Medicine, Senior Health, and Medicine Specialty Clinics, OU Health Physicians, Oklahoma City; Member, Adult Medical Directors Meeting, OU Health Physicians; Member, COVID-19 Ambulatory Response Working Group, OU Physicians; Member, Patient Experience Council, OUMC; Member, Primary Care Steering Committee, OUMC; Member, Clinical Work Group for Adult and Patient Care Services, OU Health Physicians; Member, Academy of Teaching Scholars, OU College of Medicine; Member, Resident Clinical Competency Committee, Department of Medicine

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Social Determinants of Health; Value-based Care; Medical Education