Dr. Selwyn O. Rogers Jr., Director, Trauma Center; Chief, Trauma/Acute Care Surgery and Executive Vice President Community Health Engagement
Selwyn Rogers, Jr., MD, MPH, FACS, is the Section Chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery and Executive Vice President of Community Health Engagement at the University of Chicago Medicine.
Dr. Rogers is an acclaimed critical care surgeon and public health expert who has served in leadership capacities at health centers across the country, including most recently as vice president and chief medical officer for the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.
Dr. Rogers has also served as the chairman of surgery at Temple University School of Medicine and as the division chief of Trauma, Burn and Surgical Critical Care at Harvard Medical School. While at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), he helped launch the Center for Surgery and Public Health to understand the nature, quality and utilization of surgical care nationally and internationally.
Dr. Rogers earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed both his surgery residency and an NIH research fellowship in surgical oncology at BWH in Boston. He completed a surgical critical care fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and BWH. Additionally, Dr. Rogers has a master’s degree in public health from Vanderbilt University.