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Joseph Rose, MD
Senior Vice President, Group Medical Officer

Joseph Rose, MD, received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas­­­­, and completed his residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York. He is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Dr. Rose will be completing his Master of Business Administration from the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas, in August 2021.

In addition to his role as Senior Vice President and Group Medical Officer, Dr. Rose holds the position of Assistant Medical Director at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and is an instrumental member of SCP Health’s Physician Engagement Committee and Clinical Leadership Committee.

Dr. Rose formerly served as the Medical Director for Jefferson Regional Medical Center, where he introduced protocols to standardize care, diminish variability, and improve efficiencies. He served as a physician champion for a sepsis initiative and developed a meds-to-beds program, preventing medication interruptions after patients are discharged and preventing rehospitalization. His ability to turn challenges into opportunities earned him the SCP Health Excellence in Leadership Award in 2018.