Meet the Provost
Jason R. Sanders, MD, MBA
Senior Vice President and Provost
Jason R. Sanders, MD, MBA serves as 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. He also serves on the Governing Committee for OU Medical System and the University Hospitals Authority and Trust Board, to promote integration across the healthcare delivery system.
Dr. Sanders maintains a clinical practice in Internal Medicine with OU Physicians. He teaches medical students and residents at OU Medical Center, as well as courses in inter-professional practice, literature and medicine, and the business of medicine. He also is a member of the Stephenson Cancer Center Leadership Council, the Dean McGee Eye Institute Board, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Board, and the Oklahoma Health Center Foundation Board.
Dr. Sanders graduated with honors from the University of Oklahoma with a B.S. in Biochemistry in 2000. He was selected as a Rhodes Scholar to the prestigious Trinity College, Oxford University and received a Master of Arts in English Language and Literature in 2003. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School with distinction in 2008, and was Harvard University’s first combined MD/MBA program graduate. Dr. Sanders completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, and during that time worked with health system leaders on care redesign and population health initiatives. He also gained experience in the private sector as a consultant with McKinsey & Company, a leading international consulting firm, focusing his practice on major health care organizations, including hospitals, payors, and pharmaceutical companies.
He lives with his wife Tammy and two sons in Oklahoma City.